About the film
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The Forgotten Plague
Release Date: February 10, 2015
|Production Companies||:||WGBH Boston|
|Producers||:||Chana Gazit, Kathryn Lord, Mark Samuels, Kristina Cafarella|
|Writers||:||Chana Gazit, Sheila Rothman|
Tuberculosis is the deadliest killer in human history, responsible for one in four deaths for almost two centuries. While it shaped medical pursuits, social habits, economic development and public policy, TB and its impact are poorly understood.