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Tuberculosis Pandemic Riding Shotgun with HIV/AIDS

Sarah McGregor
Published: Wednesday, 03/23/2005 12:00 am EST

The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa is fuelling the spread of the world's second deadliest disease: tuberculosis, according to one of the world's leading global health experts. "Tuberculosis is the number one killer of people infected with HIV/AIDS. The two pandemics are devastating Africa basically," says Dr. Marcos Espinal, executive secretary of the Stop TB Partnership, in an interview with Embassy.

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