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Eradicating poverty would dramatically reduce TB cases, study finds
Ads from Inoreader • Remove Preventative measures, like poverty reduction, could be just as effective in tackling the disease as drugs and vaccinesProgrammes to tackle poverty could be just as effective in the fight against tuberculosis as medicines and vaccines, research has found.Eradicating extreme poverty would lead to an 84% reduction in TB cases by 2035, according to a report published to coincide with World Tuberculosis Day on Saturday. Related: The giant rats that love avocado – and can diagnose deadly TB | Kate Lyons Related: Drug-resistant superbug to blame for deadly typhoid outbreak in Pakistan