MDR and XDR: TB Kills

Tuberculosis: a 19th and early 20th century disease of wilting women and men in sanitariums, living in isolation while they take the fresh air cure and hope that their endless coughing will subside, leaving them with weakened lung function if they manage to survive the brutal infection. At least, that’s the perception of much of […]

Get Your Vaccines, Keep Them Current, and Stop Making the World Unsafe for Everyone

I loathe the anti-vaccine movement with a flaming passion. I happen to be a firm believer that vaccines were one of the greatest developments in medicine, radically changing the nature of life on Earth for human beings and totally improving quality of life, survivability from common and potentially fatal childhood illnesses, and generally making the […]