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The NTCA was created in 1995 to bring together the leaders of tuberculosis control programs in all states and territories, as well as many counties and city health departments that organize their own TB control activities. Learn more…

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    TB Control after Hurricane Harvey

    December 14 — A report published in the MMWR highlights the great success of the state, local, and federal agencies in continuing the care of TB patients and monitoring for suspected disease following Hurricane Harvey. For more, see Tuberculosis Control Activities After Hurricane Harvey — Texas, 2017.

    Applications Open for McGill Summer Institute

    December 6 — The 4th McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health will be held June 11- 22, 2018 at the Centre Mont-Royal, Montreal, Quebec. For more information and to apply, visit the website. The deadline for those needing a VISA for Canada is February 28, and registration closes on May 1.

    Christmas 1955 in the Essex County Isolation Hospital

    December 5 — The Loveland, Colorado Reporter-Herald interviews Helen Colella, who shares her story of spending Christmas of 1955 in the Essex County Isolation Hospital in Belleville, New Jersey, with TB in the latest Chicken Soup for the Soul: A Book of Christmas Miracles.