World TB Day on March 24th commemorates the day in 1882 when Professor Robert Koch announced in Berlin that he had discovered the microbial cause of tuberculosis (TB), Mycoba Read more »
The uptake and continuation of tuberculosis preventive therapy were much higher when it was provided through a community-based model compared to the standard clinic-based model, a ... Read more »
The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has announced a plan to create a new Tuberculosis Vaccine Accelerator Council. Speaking Read more »
The results of a clinical trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown that a new six-month regimen for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is safer, more ... Read more »
According to early findings from the landmark TRUNCATE TB trial presented at the Union World Conference on Lung Health, some cases of tuberculosis (TB) can be successfully treated ... Read more »
According to Spotlight, evidence is mounting that, as with Covid-19, people can have active TB disease and be infectious without having any symptoms. The use of digi Read more »
The 7th South African TB Conference is under way in Durban, where the health care community is looking at the progress and challenges facing a country that has some of the highest ... Read more »
Curdlan is a popular carbohydrate in the food industry. Its name is derived from the word "curdle", and as it suggests, it's widely used as a thickener and stabiliser in everything ... Read more »
The Stop TB Partnership has launched a detailed strategy to finally put an end to the world's oldest pandemic. It also lays out how, from now up to 2030, a globa Read more »
As South Africa officially enters its fifth wave of Covid-19, dominated by the highly infectious omicron subvariants, the primary threat to health from shared ind Read more »
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