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World Leaders Need To Invest In New TB Treatment, Prevention Methods

Huffington Post: Davos: An Age-old Resort to Cure ‘Bad Breath’
Kari Stoever, vice president of external affairs at Aeras

“…[A]s world leaders gather in Davos this week for the World Economic Forum, recent news raises the possibility of a return to a sanatorium era, where we have no effective treatment for TB. … If the global leaders in Davos don’t invest in innovative new tools like TB vaccines, a world without effective antibiotics may be what awaits us” (1/23).