0 The milestones in tuberculosis

Tuberculosis, or TB, is the leading infectious killer globally; in 2017 there were 10 million cases of the disease and 1.6 million deaths. Recent years have seen huge progress in research but more action is still needed, so where did the story start?

0 An introduction – biothreats and biodefense

Infectious diseases remain a major cause of mortality across the globe, so if pathogens could therefore be harnessed as a weapon, the implications would certainly be severe and far-reaching. Find out more about biothreats and bioterrorism in our explainer.

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