Suicidal ideation, attempt, and associated factors among patients with tuberculosis in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study - Molla A, Mengesha A, Derajew H, Kerebih H.
BACKGROUND: Suicidal behaviors among people with tuberculosis are one of the commonest psychiatric emergencies that need a major public health concern. People with tuberculosis show suicidal ideation and attempt, which are problems to end life. In Ethiopia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

What Are Some Potential Indicators of Human Trafficking?
Discussion Human trafficking is estimated to be the second largest criminal activity in the world after illegal arms trafficking. It affects all nations with an estimated 27 million people of all ages worldwide but only a small number are identified. It is defined by the United Nations as “the recruitment, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by means of threat or use of force or other forms of coercions, abduction, fraud, deception, the abuse of power, or a position of vulnerability to achieve the consent of a person, having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.” It includes comme...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 22, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

South Africa: Common Contraceptive Could Raise TB Risk
[University of Cape Town News] A breakthrough study conducted by Professor Keertan Dheda and Dr Michele Tomasicchio, at the University of Cape Town's (UCT) Centre for Lung Infection and Immunity, has revealed that one of South Africa's most commonly-used injectable contraceptives could potentially increase women's chances of contracting tuberculosis (TB). (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 19, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Patients Relive Ordeal As TB Spreads, Becomes Untreatable
[Guardian] "I thought it was the end of the world for me when I was told I had tuberculosis (TB)." (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - April 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

TB Alliance and Mylan announce collaboration to commercialize pretomanid to treat tuberculosis (TB)
(Burness) Non-profit drug developer, TB Alliance, and pharmaceutical company, Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL), today announced a global collaboration to make the experimental drug pretomanid accessible for use in two investigational drug regimens for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

In India, a Renewed Fight Against Leprosy
Health workers thought they had vanquished the disease in 2005. But it lived on, cloaked in stigma and medical mystery. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: APOORVA MANDAVILLI Tags: Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) Disabilities Bacteria Rumors and Misinformation Skin Tuberculosis Discrimination Politics and Government London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine World Health Organization India your-feed-science Source Type: news

Many essential drugs priced much higher than manufacturing cost: WHO
Even off patent drugs which are in the market for long and commonly used for diseases like HIV, tuberculosis and malaria are priced very high. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Otago global health researchers to tackle tuberculosis in Indonesia
(University of Otago) Researchers from the Otago Global Health Institute have secured funding from the e-Asia Joint Research Programme and the Health Research Council of New Zealand to help improve the management of tuberculosis (TB) in Indonesia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 16, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Emocha expands platform to North Carolina to treat TB patients
Baltimore's emocha Mobile Health is partnering with public health officials in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, to provide a new kind of treatment technology for patients affected by tuberculosis. The county will distribute technology developed by emocha, so it can be used to encourage local patients with TB to take their medications correctly and on time every day. Mecklenburg County reported the highest number of TB cases in the state in 2017, with 34 cases. North Carolina saw 213 cases o f… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Q & A: 607 Island Atolls Means it Hard to Distribute Leprosy Healthcare to All Micronesians
Marcus Samo, Assistant Secretary in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Department of Health Services, is concerned that the country has been unable to reduce the prevalence of Hansen’s disease. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Stella PaulPOHNPEI , Apr 8 2019 (IPS) During his 22-year career in the health sector, Marcus Samo has seen the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) suffer from an increased burden of disease while at the same time the resources to address them have either remained the same or decreased. Samo is the Assistant Secretary in the country’s Department of Health Services, a post he has held for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Federated States of Micronesia Nippon Foundation Sasakawa Health Foundation Sasakawa Memorial He Source Type: news

Q & A: 607 Island Atolls Means it ’ s Hard to Distribute Leprosy Healthcare to All Micronesians
Marcus Samo, Assistant Secretary in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Department of Health Services, is concerned that the country has been unable to reduce the prevalence of Hansen’s disease. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Stella PaulPOHNPEI , Apr 8 2019 (IPS) During his 22-year career in the health sector, Marcus Samo has seen the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) suffer from an increased burden of disease while at the same time the resources to address them have either remained the same or decreased. Samo is the Assistant Secretary in the country’s Department of Health Services, a post he has held for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Federated States of Micronesia leprosy Nippon Foundation Sasakawa Health Foundation Sasakawa M Source Type: news

Missing Data & Inefficient Drug Distribution Tops List of Micronesia ’s Leprosy Challenges
Dexter, a 25-year-old fisherman from Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia, received treatment for Hansen’s disease, also known as leprosy, for over a year. He has been cured of the disease. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS By Stella PaulPOHNPEI, Apr 8 2019 (IPS) It’s a good day for Dexter, a 25-year-old fisherman from Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia. He’s just been told that he is cured of leprosy. “I have been sitting at home for nearly a year now,” Dexter, who doesn’t want to reveal his last name, tells IPS. “But now I can finally return to my job,” he says w...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Hansen's disease leprosy Nippon Foundation Sasakawa Health Foundation Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation (SMH Source Type: news

CDC: TB Incidence Declined Slightly in United States in 2017
MONDAY, April 8, 2019 -- In 2017, tuberculosis (TB) incidence declined in the United States and modest progress was made toward global TB elimination, according to two studies published in the March 21 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tuberculosis -- United States, 2018 Tuberculosis -- United States, 2018
This report looks at current trends in TB incidence in the US.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 8, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

As Marshall Islands Integrates Healthcare Services, Experts Offer a Word of Caution
Jack Niedenthal, the secretary of Health and Human Development in the Republic of Marshall Islands stands in front of the poster that records the dark past of the Pacific island nation and the need for good healthcare. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS By Stella PaulMAJURO, Apr 5 2019 (IPS) In Jack Niedenthal’s office in Majuro, there is an ominous reminder of the dark history of the Marshall Islands—once the site for dozens of nuclear tests conducted by the United States between 1946 and 1962. But it also provides a strong message about the future of island nation. “Given what the Marshall Islands has done for hu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Hansen's disease leprosy Marshall Islands Nippon Foundation Sasakawa Health Fou Source Type: news

Lancet seminar: tetanus
This article reviews the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, management and prognosis of tetanus. In addition, the Lancet Commission on tuberculosis recommends five priority investments to achieve a tuberculosis-free world within a generation. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botswana: Health Team Asks for Cooperation
[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -Selebi Phikwe District Health Management Team (DHMT) is appealing to residents of Selebi Phikwe to participate in the fifth Botswana HIV/AIDS Impact Survey (BAIS V) And Tuberculosis (TB) Prevalence Survey. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New tools and strategies for tuberculosis diagnosis, care, and elimination: A PLOS Medicine special
(PLOS) This week, publication of a special issue on tuberculosis (TB) begins in PLOS Medicine, advised by guest editors Richard Chaisson of Johns Hopkins University, Claudia Denkinger of the University of Heidelberg, and Mark Hatherill of the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Institute. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Botswana: Health Ministry Launches Aids/TB Survey
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The fifth installment of Botswana AIDS Impact Survey, which will for the first time be combined with a Tuberculosis prevalence study, was launched in Gaborone on April 2. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 4, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Financial Hurdles to Eliminating Leprosy in Micronesia
By Stella PaulPALIKIR , Apr 2 2019 (IPS) Maylene Ekiek has been working with the Department of Health in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) for 12 years now. She is the head of the National Leprosy Programme in the Pacific island nation, which still remains one of three, along with the Marshall Islands and Kiribati, that is yet to eliminate leprosy. Ekiek is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the leprosy programme, as well as its success. However, as Ekiek reveals in this interview, the absence of funding at a national level is one of the many roadblocks that she faces. In what seems to be a growing trend...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Multimedia Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Video Hansen's disease leprosy Nippon Foundation Sasakawa Memorial Health Found Source Type: news

Malawi: Stakeholders Asked to Intensify Support for TB Programs
[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Despite government and its development partners tirelessly implementing and supporting TB-related programs in the country, most communities remain unknowledgeable about some issues regarding the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - April 2, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The Big Number: TB cases drop to 9,029 in the U.S., but the pace has slowed
The goal of eliminating tuberculosis in the nation is unlikely to happen in the 21st century, the CDC says (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Ghana: Ghana Commemorates This Year's World Tuberculosis Day
[Ghana Govt.] National governments have been urged to increase investments in Tuberculosis (TB) care and prevention as current investments fall far short of the levels required to end the epidemic by 2030 ―the end date of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tuberculosis Can Emerge After Cancer Immunotherapy
At least a handful of patients have developed active TB after receiving cancer treatment designed to boost the immune system's antitumor response. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 1, 2019 Category: Science Tags: Notebook Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Gambia: World Tuberculosis Day Commemorated
[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholder on Wednesday March 27th 2019, commemorated World Tuberculosis Day, an annual event commemorated every March 24th. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Malawi: Malawi Faces Wide-Ranging Challenges in Global Fund Grant Implementation
[GFO] Malawi has made significant progress in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria since it started receiving Global Fund funding in 2003; more than 90% of people living with HIV knew their status in 2017, 71% were on treatment and 61% were virally suppressed. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Scientists Are Developing New, Exciting Strategies for the Fight Against TB
[The Conversation Africa] Tuberculosis (TB) is a lung disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It's transmitted through air droplets when an infectious person coughs or sneezes. The disease can be treated, but it's a long process with the drugs that are currently available. It remains a major health problem: globally, about 1.6 million died from it in 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

“Don’t Tell My Husband I Have Leprosy”: Social Stigma Silences Marshall Islands’ Women
Meretha Pierson, a nurse in the leprosy clinic of Majuro, Marshall Islands, shows the medication to cure leprosy that are provided for free. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Stella PaulMAJURO, Mar 28 2019 (IPS) Meretha Pierson has been a nurse for the past seven years, working in the government-run leprosy clinic in Majuro, the capital of the Marshall Islands. Her patients come in all ages, from different economic backgrounds and different professions. But, aside from their diagnosis, they all have something else in common: everyone wants to keep their illness a secret. “Everyone requests me not to tell their neighbours. Bu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Hansen's disease leprosy Marshall Islands Nippon Foundation Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation (SMHF) Source Type: news

South Africa: This Kills More South Africans Than Any Other Disease. There's a New Way to Stop It
[Bhekisisa] One in four people carry this potentially deadly bug? Now a new shorter treatment can prevent it from making you sick. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

AI outperforms physicians for interpreting chest x-rays
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to identify major thoracic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI and radiologists: Better together in screening mammo Video from GTC 2019: Dr. Paul Chang gives a reality check to AI in radiology Accuracy of AI algorithms may drop with independent data Most radiology AI studies lack proper validation Can AI accurately diagnose tuberculosis from chest x-rays? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 28, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tuberculosis cases in England hit lowest ever levels
This news story states there has been a 44% drop in new diagnoses from the peak in 2011 to 2018 (from 8,280 to 4,672), with an 8.4% fall in diagnoses between 2017 and 2018. However, communities with higher rates are the most deprived 10% of the population and those born outside of the UK. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring report in Europe 2019
This report provides an overview of the latest Tuberculosis (TB) epidemiological situation. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kaduna Records 4,023 New TB Cases
[This Day] A total of 4,023 new cases of tuberculosis were recorded across Kaduna State in 2018, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Paul Dogo, has said (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Empowering Community Health Providers to Tackle Lung Diseases
[WHO] Tanga -The Ministry of Health in Tanzania conducted orientation workshops on integrated screening, referral and follow up for Tuberculosis and other Chronic Lung Diseases to 20 Community Health providers in Tanga region. This initiative is supported by the World Health Organization and aims to embody the leverage of resources in addressing community needs in primary health care delivery. As most of the other Chronic Lung Diseases are not infectious in contrast to Tuberculosis, the implementation of the initiative (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Minister Calls for More Effort in Fight Against TB
[Monitor] Ntungamo -The minister of State for Primary Healthcare, Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu, has called for more efforts in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Adamawa Records 23 Cases of Drug Resistance TB in 3 Months
[Daily Trust] No fewer than 23 cases of drug resistance Tuberculosis (TB) has been recorded in Adamawa from January to date. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Health Minister, Experts Decry Rising Cases of Tuberculosis in Nigeria
[Guardian] Abuja -Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, as well as local and international medical experts have expressed concern over rising cases of Tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria, especially among the country's productive workforce. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Health Minister, Experts Decry Rising Cases of Tuberculosis
[Guardian] Abuja -Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, as well as local and international medical experts have expressed concern over rising cases of Tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria, especially among the country's productive workforce. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: World TB Day - Experts Want More Funding to Fight Disease in Nigeria
[Premium Times] Tuberculosis (TB) experts have urged government at all levels to significantly increase domestic funding of the fight against the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: World TB Day - Experts Want More Funding to Fight Disease
[Premium Times] Tuberculosis (TB) experts have urged government at all levels to significantly increase domestic funding of the fight against the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why I chose global health
The words of YSPH Professor Luke Davis ’s high school teacher still resonate with him as he continues to take on new challenges in diagnosing tuberculosis. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - March 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Zambia: Govt Launches TB Preventive Therapy Guidelines During the World TB Day Commemoration
[WHO] The Ministry of Health launched the guidelines for Management of Latent Tuberculosis (TB) Infection during the 2019 World TB Day commemoration to strengthen the treatment of the disease at primary care level. The guidelines are meant to contribute to further reduction of TB cases in the country and support efforts towards its elimination. Although TB is preventable and curable, it has continued to be a major cause of ill-health and death in the country. The disease is also the commonest opportunistic infec (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 25, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: TB Control Day Observed At Regional Level
[Shabait] Mendefera -TB Control Day was observed at Southern region level in Segeneity on 21 March. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 25, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Tuberculosis - Older Than Time, Tougher Than Nails
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] The results of decades of inaction on TB are that doctors are stuck with an antiquated treatment regimen that is both challenging to administer and monitor (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 25, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Concern As 70 People Die Daily From TB
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -At least 70 people die every day from Tuberculosis (TB) in Tanzania, according to the Health Minister Ms Ummy Mwalimu. The number is an average of three people per hour. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 25, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: The Clock Is Ticking for Dr-TB Patients. How Long Will They Wait for a Kinder Cure?
[Bhekisisa] For years, catching this drug-resistant bacteria meant painful treatment that risked your hearing and mental health. Now, that could be changing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 25, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Tuberculosis Spreading, Becoming Untreatable in Nigeria, Experts Warn
[Guardian] Medical experts have warned of the spread of the untreatable variant of tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Survey - 20 Percent of Tuberculosis Patients Don't Go to Hospital
[New Times] The Ministry of Health has urged Rwandans to undertake screening for tuberculosis at the earliest opportunity, in order to get early treatment and reduce chances of acquiring preventable deaths associated with the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: World TB Day - Use Your Money to Provide Adequate Care, WHO Urges African Leaders
[Premium Times] The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged Africa governments to use domestic resources to fund core Tuberculosis (TB) control services in their countries (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Aspirin to fight an expensive global killer infection
(Centenary Institute) Tuberculosis is far from eradicated around the world and still infects more than 1,400 people per year in Australia. Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis is particularly deadly and expensive to treat, costing up to $250,000 to treat a single case in Australia. Scientists at the Centenary Institute have been working on new ways to treat tuberculosis by increasing the effectiveness of the immune system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 25, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news