New Tuberculosis Drugs May Become Ineffective - Study
The inappropriate use of antibiotics, including taking them without prescription or not following doctor's orders closely, is slowly rendering many useless.
IPS, 24 March 2017
New antibiotics that could treat tuberculosis may rapidly become ineffective, according to new research published by the Lancet ahead of World Tuberculosis Day. Read more »
Iwacu, 25 March 2017
About 8,000 people had contracted tuberculosis in Burundi in 2016. More than 4,000 suffered from contagious tuberculosis, said the Minister of Health marking World Tuberculosis Day… Read more »
SciDev.Net, 13 March 2017
The WHO first-ever catalogue of 12 priority pathogens which pose the greatest threat of antibiotic resistance does not include Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the bacteria… Read more »
If it were possible to have a more individualised approach to TB, the treatment outcomes would be much better, an expert argues in The Conversation Africa. Read more »
New tuberculosis medication aimed at children reduces the number of pills a patient has to take.