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Every era offers something special. I think the most special thing about our current time is the incredible opportunity that scientific advances have provided in the field of global health, giving us the ability to completely control highly dangerous infectious diseases such as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

The recent progress is breathtaking. If we can harness the funds needed, we can essentially take these diseases off the table as threats to greater development.

At last, they would now do something for diseases that usually ignored. Agree?
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Every era offers something special. I think the most special thing about our current time is the incredible opportunity that scientific advances have provided in the field of global health, giving us the ability to completely control highly dangerous infectious diseases such as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

The recent progress is breathtaking. If we can harness the funds needed, we can essentially take these diseases off the table as threats to greater development.

At last, they would now do something for diseases that usually ignored. Agree?
Sadly, I don't believe these diseases will ever be completely eradicated, because there is too much money to be made by pharmicudical companys and doctors. They don't want to cure you, they just want to keep you alive as long as possible so they can continue to get your money for treatment.
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Every era offers something special. I think the most special thing about our current time is the incredible opportunity that scientific advances have provided in the field of global health, giving us the ability to completely control highly dangerous infectious diseases such as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

The recent progress is breathtaking. If we can harness the funds needed, we can essentially take these diseases off the table as threats to greater development.

At last, they would now do something for diseases that usually ignored. Agree?

I would dearly love to think that you are right but I fear there are too many obstacles in the way of the Utopia you envisage. The main obstacle being vested interests; not just the pharmaceutical companies wanting to maximise their profits and therefore not licensing cheaper versions of their medicines for use in poorer countries, but also the vested interests of governments and the people they represent being unwilling to fund the necessary worldwide health programmes. Regrettably there are recent examples of both in respect of AIDS vaccines in Africa. Even in some richer developed countries tuberculosis is on the increase. I think I am right in saying that the only really serious infectious disease to have been successfully eradicated worldwide is smallpox.
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