Merrill Goozner traveled to Siberia to find out if rising rates of MDR-TB in Russia can be curbed
August 25, 2008 |
Can the campaign against MDR-TB in Russia help curb the global epidemic?
The collapse of the Soviet health care system in the 1990s coupled with prisons releasing improperly treated inmates and endemic poverty escalated incidences of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis to epidemic proportions
The plight of inmates with TB in Russia's Tomsk province
Veteran journalist Merrill Goozner, director of the Integrity in Science project at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, discusses his series of articles for sciam.com on the rise of tuberculosis in Russia
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The Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative (GBFAI) is launching the 2013 Geoffrey Beene Global NeuroDiscovery Challenge whose
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