Addressing the Tuberculosis Epidemic – 21st Century Research for an Ancient Disease

JAMA
October 2, 2018, Vol 320, No. 13, Pages 1297-1396
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx

Viewpoint
Addressing the Tuberculosis Epidemic – 21st Century Research for an Ancient Disease
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
JAMA. 2018;320(13):1315-1316. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.12852
In this Viewpoint, Anthony Fauci summarizes the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ (NIAID’s) 2018 Strategic Plan for Tuberculosis (TB), which comprises investments in development of point-of-care diagnostics, vaccines, shorter-duration therapeutics, and infrastructure for systems biology and “omics” approaches to the infection.