Pensacola News JournalEscambia inmate being monitored for tuberculosis riskPensacola News JournalAn Escambia County Jail inmate is being monitored for tuberculosis after a relative of the inmate recently tested positive for active TB, according to a news release. At about 1:42 a.m. Thursday, the inmate underwent a medical screening before being ...and more »
spyghana.comGlobal tuberculosis cases increaseDigitalJournal.comGeneva - A worrying new survey released by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that tuberculosis is causing more infections and deaths the world over than previous estimates indicated. The report is titled "Global tuberculosis report 2014, and it ...WHO Global TB Report 2014 and MDR-T
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
Catholic OnlineWhile death rates fall, tuberculosis still leaves millions strickenCatholic OnlineFor a completely curable disease, tuberculosis continues its deadly worldwide toll. The World Health Organization says that about 1.5 million people died in 2013 from TB, including 360,000 people who were HIV positive. The organization estimates that ...WHO Revis
WXIA-TVNewnan High students tested for TBWXIA-TVOn Friday, public health staff tested 118 students and staff at Newnan High School, along with bus riders from Smokey Road Middle School, for exposure to tuberculosis, according to a news release from the Coweta County School System. Public health ...Students tested after tuberculosis scare at Coweta County sch
2 Minute MedicineShortened tuberculosis treatment regimen inferior to standard2 Minute MedicineStudy Rundown: Although the incidence and mortality rates of tuberculosis peaked a decade ago, the disease remains a public health challenge with millions of individuals affected each year and the rise of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB ...
Tuberculosis epidemic worse than previously thought, says WHOAl Jazeera AmericaHopes to eradicate tuberculosis — the world's second biggest killer disease after HIV/AIDS — received a blow on Wednesday as the World Health Organization revealed that there were nearly half a million more cases worldwide last year than previously ...
UN News CentreDespite gains against tuberculosis, better research funding required – UN reportUN News Centre22 October 2014 – The world is fighting a difficult battle against the spread of tuberculosis (TB), the United Nations health agency announced today, as it released its latest report on the disease, revealing a greater number of cases than previously .
CNN1.5 million died last year from this curable diseaseCNNTuberculosis, commonly called TB, is a bacterial infection that can be spread through the air. The bacteria usually attack patients' lungs but can also hit the kidney, spine and brain. Tuberculosis can be fatal, according to the Centers for Disease ...Tuberculosis epidemic much worse than people
Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHOReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year, and various forms of the lung disease killed about 1.5 million people in 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
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.