Why Tuberculosis is Still a Global Killer
"TB remains the world's deadliest infectious killer. Each day, nearly 4,500 people lose their lives to TB and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease", says the World Health Organization.
Tuberculosis patients at a hospital (file photo).
In an important step in the fight against strains of tuberculosis which resist conventional treatments, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has agreed to review urgently a new ... Read more »
A new study finds that a shorter course of drugs to prevent tuberculosis - one of the world's deadliest diseases - is effective and can safely be given to people who are also ... Read more »
People with drug-resistant tuberculosis continue to be deprived of the best-possible treatment in part because of high drug prices, according to Doctors Without Borders. Read more »
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