KEYTMan with contagious tuberculosis is at largeSanta Maria SunOn Aug 22, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department asked county residents for information on the whereabouts of Augustin Zeferino, a 24-year-old man diagnosed with contagious drug-resistant tuberculosis. He had not been located as of press ...Statewide Search for Contagious FieldworkerK
More cases of tuberculosis discovered in Auburn Univ. studentsWSFAJust a few weeks ago, Auburn University discovered a student had a contagious form of tuberculosis. Now after testing those at risk, more people have been discovered to be carrying the germ that causes the disease. The Alabama Department of Public ...and more »
Ancient DNA Suggests Seals Brought Tuberculosis to New WorldHistoryIn the new study, a team of scientists from the University of Tubingen in Germany was able to extract tuberculosis DNA from three skeletons found in southern Peru. As reported by NPR, the remains were buried around 1,000 years ago, predating the ...
Fox News LatinoHealth Officials Search For Highly Contagious Tuberculosis Patient Who ...Fox News LatinoLOS ANGELES (AP) – A Santa Barbara man with a contagious case of drug-resistant tuberculosis was wanted on an arrest warrant Friday so he can complete treatment, health officials said. Agustin Zeferino, 24, discontinued treatment for the disease two ...Arr
Tuberculosis found at two Tunica casinosJackson Clarion LedgerThe state Department of Health has confirmed two recent cases of tuberculosis at two Tunica casinos. One employee each at the Horseshoe Tunica Hotel and Casino and the Gold Strike Casino Resort were diagnosed.The employees are not currently at the ...Two active cases of tuberculosis confirmed at t
New York TimesTuberculosis Is Newer Than Thought, Study SaysNew York TimesAfter a remarkable analysis of bacterial DNA from 1,000-year-old mummies, scientists have proposed a new hypothesis for how tuberculosis arose and spread around the world. The disease originated less than 6,000 years ago in Africa, they say, and took a ...Seals infected early Americans
Tech TimesNo escape from tuberculosis outbreak for Alabama prison inmatesTech TimesTuberculosis also appears to be an ordinary problem that is more usual in prisons than in the general populace. According to the World Health Organization, tuberculosis is the second deadliest communicable disease worldwide, next to HIV/AIDS.Alabama Facing 'Serious'
National GeographicGiant Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis in AfricaNational GeographicMAPUTO, Mozambique—On a recent Friday morning, at a laboratory in southern Africa, Tariq correctly identified all six spit samples known to be positive for tuberculosis, the world's second most fatal infectious disease. Tariq is no scientist, though ...
Tuberculosis: Facts and Awareness of Global ThreatGuardian Liberty VoiceTuberculosis or TB, as it is also commonly known, is the world's second-deadliest infectious disease, killing approximately 1.3 million people a year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). While treatment is readily available, much of the ...and more »
Economic TimesNew tools are needed to fight tuberculosisWashington PostPaula I. Fujiwara asserted correctly that tuberculosis is already in the United States and that we are underfunding our public health programs to identify, treat and prevent it [“Tuberculosis doesn't come from the border,” op-ed, Aug. 3]. According to ...Drug-resistant tuberculosis f
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.