Half-a-million infected people threaten to spread the potent strand of tuberculosis further
A highly anticipated trial of a tuberculosis vaccine yields disappointing results.
A recent international study found alarmingly high levels drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis (TB) in a number of countries.
Tuberculosis has been brought under control in much of the world, thanks to prevention practices and powerful antibiotics. But in poor nations like Peru, the disease still kills hundreds of babies and children — and new …
Refugee camps, not surprisingly, are rather unhealthy places to be. For one thing, there are the effects of the natural disaster that usually drive refugees to a temporary settlement. There’s also the threat of hunger and thirst …
Following the news that the rise of cities contributed to the spread of HIV is a more heartening take on urbanity: a history of city living may have helped some populations develop resistance to tuberculosis (TB).