Treatment Action Campaign urges South Africa to declare tuberculosis a public health emergency

Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has called upon the South African government to declare tuberculosis a public health emergency. Activists with TAC released a statement at the 4th South Africa TB Conference in Durban on June 10th demanding a halt to drug-resistant tuberculosis. In South Africa, tuberculosis kills at least¬†148 people and infects approximately 1,400 people each day. Read the statement on TAC’s website¬†here.