Tuberculosis is a major global cause of infectious mortality and morbidity, and progress against it has been slow. One challenge to ending TB epidemics is that TB often reaches the health care system only after many months of disease and potential transmission. This talk explores the potential to achieve large reductions in TB by intervening at earlier stages. Dr. Kendall will review current evidence and share her ongoing work (both field studies and modeling) designed to optimize interventions for early TB detection.
Johns Hopkins UniversityEmily A. Kendall, MD PhDAssociate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology