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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....

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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.

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TB: Global Fund commits further funding for...

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

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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.

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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...

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

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

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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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Tackling TB: Bebe Cool shines in New York...

"I do not want to go into circles in issues that are direct and critical. There is much more TB in my country than estimated."

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UN agrees global plan to battle TB ahead...

At the summit world leaders will commit to end the tuberculosis epidemic by 2030 and come up with $13 billion annually to achieve that goal, according...

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'Global AIDS, TB fight needs more money'...

The UN says 1.8 million people were newly infected last year with HIV, and there were 940,000 AIDS-related deaths.

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