March 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • World TB Day 2023
  • END TB Now act reintroduced--How to help!
  • Welcome to new Secretary and Chair-Elect
  • Tuberculin skin test training video


August 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • StopTB USA's Dr. Jonathon Stillo publishes article on Romanian TB survivors
  • ENDTB Act call to action information
  • Updated Center for Disease Control (CDC) Skin Test Fact Sheet
  • Details on American Thorasic Society (ATS) 2023 Scientific Symposium  at the UN High Level Meeting on TB 2023



May 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Ask your Members of Congress to co-sponsor the End TB Now Act S288/H1776
  • CDC Report on Increase in U.S. Cases
  • Managing Tuberculosis Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Myths, misconceptions, and half-truths about TB


January 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Call for Stop TB USA Chair-Elect and Secretary Nominations
  • TB Elimination Alliance Announces 14 Mini-Grant Recipients
  • CDC Releases Uniting for Ukraine Online Toolkit
  • CDC Publishes 2021 Tuberculosis Surveillance report


November 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • ENDTB Now act update in light of Mike Johnson's election as House speaker. 
  • Four Corners TB/HIV and Southeastern TB Controllers Conferences overview
  • IJTLD Journal launch information
  • The ABC for a TB Activist: 1/4/6×24 Campaign and Supportive Diagnostics recording posted


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February 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The Union-NAR (North American Region) Meeting
  • CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champs
  • CDC Division of TB Elimination adds Spanish language resources
  • Stop TB USA Media Training Workshop


September 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Where the Sun Rarely Goes Documentary screening announced
  • StopTB USA Wire, mailing list upgrades announced
  • Updated Center for Disease Control (CDC) Skin Test Fact Sheet
  • Survey on Improving Newcomer Health Guidance and Provider Trainings


April 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Taking Action for Senate and House Appropriations
  • CDC TB Elimination Champs
  • 2021 CDC State and City Tuberculosis Report 
  • Updated Think. Test. Treat TB Campaign Resources for Healthcare Providers 


October 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis
  • Where the Sun Rarely Goes documentary details
  • Update on StopTB USA Wire, mailing list upgrades
  • Uniting for Ukraine Resources


July 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • NTCA (now the National TB Coalition of America) meeting recap​
  • Reintroduction of the ENDTB Act in both houses of Congress
  • Launch of APHL online course "Understanding TB Laboratory Testing for Public Health Nurses"
  • ​Recording: The ABC for a TB Activist: 1/4/6×24 Campaign and Supportive Diagnostics:


TB Wire 2023 Archive

December 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • World AIDS Day Commemoration 
  • CDC announces civil surgeons will begin using eMedical to help process citizen applications of Class B migrants
  • CDC releases 2022 TB surveillance report
  • Report of TB Elimination Alliance's virtual summit

June 2023


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • CDC “Dear Colleague Letter” addressing reported drug shortage challenges for U.S. TB programs.
  • National TB Conference in Atlanta, GA, being held in conjunction with the Association of Public Health Laboratories' (APHL) 13th National Conference on Laboratory Aspects of TB (June 12-15)
  • Joint statement: WHO Director-General and the Civil Society Task Force on TB for the 2023 United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis
  • A systematic review of the costs of diagnosis for multidrug-resistant/extensively drug-resistant TB in different settings