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The Howard Hughes Medical Institute partnered with the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, to build an international research center focused on fighting co-infection of tuberculosis and HIV, two diseases that are ravaging that area of the world. Called the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (known as K-RITH), the new center will serve as a facility for basic, clinical, and translational research as well as a training ground for local African scientists to treat this co-epidemic. HHMI will put $60 million into the initiative during the next 10 years.

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