### Tuberculosis video game battles world's oldest disease

A new video game from Abertay University students and University of St Andrews scientists is taking on humanity's oldest disease, tuberculosis.

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A new video game from Abertay University students and University of St Andrews scientists is taking on humanity's oldest disease, tuberculosis.

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