Nandita Venkatesan, a TB survivor, spoke at the U.N.'s first high-level meeting on tuberculosis. "It's humbling," she says. "Not long ago I was just a girl lying in bed with a hopeless future."
Indian tuberculosis patient Sonu Verma, 25, poses with his chest x-ray in Sonipat. The number of TB cases in India has been vastly underestimated, according to a new report from the World Health Organization.
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On her first visit to the U.S., Loyce Maturu of Zimbabwe was impressed by how friendly Americans are. She couldn't get over that they'll say hello to a stranger in an elevator.
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