Infectious diseases programme takes on the big three
This article was originally published in Clinica
Advances in the diagnosis of malaria and tuberculosis are some of the ambitious aims of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases' (NIAID) global disease control initiative. The plan targets HIV/AIDS, along with malaria and TB, these three diseases being the leading infectious killers. The Institute's research plan, unveiled last week, provides short-, mid- and long-term objectives for combating this group of diseases, which were singled out by the Group of Eight nations in July 2000.
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