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By Aljona Kurbatova, Head of the Infectious Diseases and Drug Abuse Prevention Department, Estonian National Institute for Health Development

Many people think that tuberculosis is a thing of the past. The reality is that chances are slim that this disease will be eradicated this century. It claimed the lives of 1.5 million people in 2013, according to the WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2014, and it is particularly devastating to know that these deaths were preventable.

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In 2013, 64 844 tuberculosis cases were reported by 30 EU/EEA Member States, according to new data published today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the WHO Regional Office for Europe. The notification rate of 12.7 per 100 000 population observed in 2013 constitutes a 6% decrease compared to the previous year, when some 68 000 cases were notified.
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by Peter Portheine, Director Brainport Health Innovation

During the previous Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, more than half of the new products were related to health. More and more big companies are becoming aware of the worth of our most important asset and the associated data.

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