The committee investigated whether reduced federal funding for tuberculosis research has contributed to an increase in tuberculosis cases. They heard testimony from health organization officials.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Barry Bloom Professor Einstein (Albert) College of Medicine
- Wafaa El-Sadr Director Harlem Hospital Center->Infectious Diseases Division
- Anthony S. Fauci M.D. Director National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
- Mary Pendergast Senior Adviser U.S. Food and Drug Administration
- William Roper Director Centers for Disease Control->Public Health Service
- Barbara Russell Director Baptist Hospital->Infection Control
- Jeffrey Starke Director Baylor College of Medicine->Children's TB Clinic
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