Daily News & AnalysisIndia initiates process to formulate guidelines for tuberculosisDaily News & Analysis"Tuberculosis affects all organs of the human body, and managing it requires good clinical judgement and investigation services. This process of getting clinical guidelines is the first step towards providing high quality TB management servi
KESQBorder Patrol arrests 2 for illegal entry, 1 has active tuberculosisKESQTwo Mexican nationals were arrested by Border Patrol agents Friday morning for being in the U.S. illegally. After checking their records, it was discovered that one of the men had been diagnosed with active tuberculosis, according to a Border Patrol ...and more »
Youth Health Magzine9582 Tuberculosis Cases Recorded in 2013Youth Health MagzineAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9,582 tuberculosis (TB) cases were reported in the United States in 2013. This shows a decline from the 2012 statistics. The CDC adds that the rate of TB in the US continues to decline ...
Tuberculosis is bigger threat to Robeson County than EbolaThe RobesonianThere were 9 million new cases of tuberculosis in 2013. It is second only to HIV as a worldwide killer by a single infectious agent. The good news is that 37 million lives were saved from 2000 and 2013 by TB diagnosis and treatment. There has been a ...
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
WJLAPerson diagnosed with tuberculosis at Potomac High School in Md.MyFox Washington DCSince tuberculosis is highly contagious and airborne, the county's health department is investigating the case. They are testing every person inside the high school who may have been in contact with the victim. And if anyone tests positive, they will ...Tuberculosis c
U-T San DiegoTB case reported at Cal State San MarcosU-T San DiegoA tuberculosis case at Cal State San Marcos has county health officials warning students, faculty and staff. Public health officials are tracing the contacts of an unidentified patient who is said to may have exposed others on campus from Aug. 25 to ...Patient at Cal State San Marcos Treated f
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 »
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.