John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton
jheaton

Time to shill

Today is World Tuberculosis Day. Why not celebrate by contracting tuberculosis? Or by giving someone you love the gift of tuberculosis?

Seriously, TB is a serious problem and getting more so. Not so much in North America and Europe, but in Southeast Asia and Africa, there are in excess of 5.5 million cases. It's particularly bad in Africa, where the high rate of HIV speeds the spread of the disease and makes it far more deadly. And drug-resistant TB is on the rise all over the world. The Stop TB Partnership is doing what they can to fight the disease, but it's an uphill battle. They could use your help.
Subscribe

  • My tweets

    Sat, 17:03: As good a reason as any to share my favorite Harry Potter/Community crossover fic. https://t.co/9yxzjW7ABG…

  • My tweets

    Fri, 18:10: Did I hear correctly that tonight's @ 1055triplem #FridayNightFlashback is to 2003? They just did 2003 not even three full months…

  • My tweets

    Thu, 18:50: If you enjoy clownishly incompetent lawyers getting smacked down by judges, this livetweet thread is a must read.…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments