Misha Friedman won PixPalace ANI-2011 with his report on Tuberculosis Epidemic in the former Soviet Union. He received a prize of € 5,000. Tuberculosis is again a very deadly disease – especially in the former Soviet Union. The number of patients with very difficult forms of tuberculosis is growing steadily in that part of the world. Officials from health organizations say it is an epidemic and it is not slowing down. More and more patients are found to have the non-treatable form of tuberculosis – XDR (extensively drug-resistant).
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