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Challenges and progress in childhood tuberculosis

Edited by Ben Marais, University of Sydney, Australia

© Flick Marion Doss CC BY-SA 2.0This series of articles, published in Pneumonia, provides an overview of the global child tuberculosis burden and examines issues such as diagnosis, advances in treatment, and novel vaccination approaches. The series aims to address the needs of researchers, clinicians and other individuals who require up-to-date information on this topic.

The series is still open for submissions, which would undergo the journals standard peer review process. Manuscripts should be formatted according to our submission guidelines and submitted via the online submission system. In the submission system, please make sure the correct collection title is chosen from the additional information tab. Please also indicate clearly in the covering letter that the manuscript is to e considered for the childhood tuberculosis collection.

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  1. Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that remains an important public health problem at the global level. It is one of the main causes of morbidity and mortality, due to the emergence of antibiotic resis...

    Authors: Rkia Eddabra and Hassan Ait Benhassou
    Citation: Pneumonia 2018 10:4
  2. In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared tuberculosis (TB) to be responsible for more deaths than any other single infectious disease. The burden of TB among children has frequently been dismissed...

    Authors: Helen E. Jenkins
    Citation: Pneumonia 2016 8:24