News Rounds: ONE campaigns in support of foreign aid, drug-resistant TB on…

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Stopping cuts to US foreign aid (news.change.org) In the fervor to reduce deficits lawmakers are making a whole host of poor choices. One such error, says the ONE campaign, is the effort to cut foreign assistance, which is less than 1 percent of the federal budget and critical to our long-term national interest. Drug resistance hampers fight against tuberculosis (uk.reuters.com) Rising rates of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) are hampering world health programs aimed at tackling TB and threaten to wipe out progress made against the disease, scientists said on Friday.

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