TB

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Antibiotic Resistance & Tuberculosis
Nov 20, 2015 | Kara Sewalk

On October 28th 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a press statement that announced Tuberculosis (TB) now rivals HIV/AIDS as the...

From the Agony of the Ancients to A Modern Mandate: March 24, World Tuberculosis Day
Mar 28, 2014 | Steven Purcell

We’ve been through this before here on The Disease Daily. Our avid readers know that tuberculosis has been around for centuries, though not always by...

Tuberculosis: A Persistent Cough
Mar 22, 2013 | Jason Hayes

The disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a strain of mycobacteria, has many names. Over the last two millennia, we’ve called it phthisis,...

Tuberculosis Without a Cure: TDR or XDR?
Sep 11, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

There is an overwhelming number of acronyms for the various forms of tuberculosis, and some debate about which strain coincides with what acronym....

Change in Leadership as Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Celebrates 10 Years
Jan 30, 2012 | Jane Huston

This week, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced the departure of its Executive Director, appointed a new General Manager...

Global Tuberculosis Cases Down for First Time Ever
Oct 19, 2011 | Jane Huston

Amid reports of outbreaks in Paris and high schools across the United States, the World Health Organization recently announced that the number of new...