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Tuberculosis

COVID-19:  TB cases may increase, medics...

In Uganda, 86,000 individuals fell ill with TB, with 1500 people suffering from drug-resistant TB. TB disease causes over 20 deaths each day.

COVID-19: HIV/AIDS, TB patients to get drugs...

The lockdown had created panic among people living with HIV/AIDS and TB who had appointments to collect their life-sustaining drugs.

Advanced HIV diseases: Who is vulnerable?...

Activists regret that despite progress in tackling the HIV epidemic, many people start antiretroviral therapy at the time of advanced HIV disease. But...

Vaccines the only way to eliminate TB in...

One-quarter of the global population is estimated to have latent tuberculosis infection, and tuberculosis is the leading infectious cause of death worldwide....

Researchers move closer to new vaccine for...

A chronic lung disease that is curable, TB was one of the top 10 killers worldwide last year, particularly in developing countries.

TB: Global Fund commits further funding for...

Global Fund commits extended funding to support national tuberculosis diagnostic facilities in Africa.

TB still remains one of humanity's scourges...

According to Ministry of Health data, TB is four times more prevalent among men than women and the rate higher among urban slum dwellers.

Scientists inventing new TB vaccine

According to World Health Organisation (WHO) TB is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide and the leading cause from a single infectious agent, ranking...

Deadly drug-resistant TB a 'blinking red'...

Tuberculosis has become resistant to antimicrobials in an estimated 600,000 cases worldwide.

Battles begin to turn in long war on TB

Tuberculosis, a curable and preventable lung infection, killed more than 1.6 million people last year -- almost as many as HIV/AIDS and malaria combined...

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