Local tuberculosis cases become learning experience for local health agenciesNodaway News LeaderRecently, there were two cases of tuberculosis, or TB, diagnosed in Maryville; both were international students who tested positive during a routine testing at the Northwest Wellness Center. The first positive case was in August. The student from India ...
CBS LocalPr. Geo.'s officials try to calm residents over Potomac High tuberculosis caseWashington PostPrince George's County school and health officials on Thursday sought to calm residents and dispel rumors about a tuberculosis case that was recently reported at Potomac High School. Angela M. Wakhweya, the chief of health policy for the Prince Geo
CNNModern life fuels an old infection: Could diabetes inflame the TB epidemic?CNN(CNN) -- As the developing world becomes more developed, the rise in prosperity in these countries could also result in the rise of a lethal infectious disease -- tuberculosis (TB). Changes in diets and lifestyles are taking place across emerging ...Modern Diet Could Fuel Tuberc
Tuberculosis case confirmed at Potomac High School in Oxon HillWJLAThe school system's chief health officer told NewsChannel 8 that since the person is under medical care and not currently at the school, the threat of prolonged exposure, which increases the chances of others contracting tuberculosis, was no longer an ...
W*USA 9Tuberculosis confirmed at Potomac High School in Oxon HillW*USA 9OXON HILL, Md. (WUSA9) -- An individual at Potomac High School in Oxon Hill, Md. has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. "To ensure the health and safety of students and staff, Prince George's County Public School health services staff are working ...Person diagnosed with tubercu
fox5sandiego.comCSUSM student with tuberculosis may have exposed othersfox5sandiego.comSAN MARCOS, Calif. — An unidentified person at Cal State San Marcos had tuberculosis and may have exposed others from the beginning of the semester through most of October, the county of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency announced ...TB case reported at Cal State
WTXL ABC 27Case of Tuberculosis in Local SchoolWCTVTallahassee, FL - Officials with the Florida Department of Health held a meeting today to brief parents on the confirmed case of tuberculosis at Godby High School. Leon County Schools reported that case of tuberculosis last Friday. Dr. Marjorie Kirsch ...Case of Tuberculosis Found at Godby HighWTXL ABC 27all
BusinessweekSounding the Alarm on the Rapid Spread of Drug-Resistant TuberculosisBusinessweekWidespread improper prescription and usage of antibiotics has given rise to drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis, badly straining the health-care systems of developing countries. A report from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) examines the rates of ...and more »
Bellingham HeraldStudent in WWU housing diagnosed with tuberculosisBellingham HeraldA student at Western Washington University has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, but there's a low risk that others will be infected, local health officials announced Friday, Oct. 24. The student started to show symptoms last week, and will be held in ...Western student
NewsweekWorld Health Organization: Tuberculosis Still Taking a TollU.S. News & World Report (blog)The death rate from tuberculosis has fallen by 45 percent since the World Health Organization declared it a global public health emergency in 1993, according to a new report from the agency. But estimates still show there are about half a million more ...WHO
Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is common and in many cases, deadly infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This information was gathered after research, according to Wikipedia.