WHO Urges Action to Stop Animal TB, Its Spread to Humans

The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging action to stop the spread of tuberculosis from animals to humans. The health agency warns zoonotic TB, as it is called, infects about 150,000 people and kills more than 12,000 every year.  

The WHO says TB in animals has been neglected for too long and it is time to put an end to that. So, for the first time, the organization is issuing a road map to combat animal tuberculosis and its transmission to humans.

Anna Dean, technical officer for Zoonotic and Drug Resistant...
17 Published By - voanews.com - 2017.10.12. 17:03
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