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China Cuts Number of TB Cases in Half

Over the past 20 years, China has slashed its tuberculosis rate by more than 50 percent by broadly applying the World Health Organization's strategy for TB elimination.  Experts say the outcome is proof tuberculosis can be vanquished through an aggressive treatment program. China is a major contributor to the world's tuberculosis pandemic, with an estimated one million new cases every year.  Experts say its infection rate accounts for eleven percent of the global...

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