Published in AIDS Weekly, April 1st, 1996
Dr. Peter Piot, executive director of the U.N. inter-agency program on AIDS, warned of the growing danger of the dual epidemics. Dr. Paul Nunn, TB expert at the World Health Organization (WHO), said the combination was potentially catastrophic in Asia, particularly in India and Thailand, where a large rise in deaths could be expected in the next years.
The officials were speaking to a news conference in Geneva, a day after the WHO issued a report on the resurgence of the lung disease, which...
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