By John Ericson | Mon, 11/04/2013 - 17:15
A New York City maternity ward worker may have infected hundreds of newborn babies with tuberculosis.
By John Ericson | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 17:06
Although tuberculosis death rates are falling, drug-resistant strains and inadequate prevention tactics must be addressed.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 11:04
London public health professionals are driving around the city in an X-ray-equipped ‘TB van’ to screen for cases of tuberculosis.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 10/02/2013 - 14:03
A new tuberculosis vaccine could be on the horizon after a breakthrough by McMaster University researchers.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 10/01/2013 - 17:01
Childhood tuberculosis is a global problem that demands urgent actions, according to WHO.
By Cindy del Rosario | Fri, 06/21/2013 - 15:52
Public health officials urge 430 students and teachers at a Virginia high school to get tested for tuberculosis after three students fell ill with the deadly disease.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 15:36
Researchers out of Penn State have a candidate drug that is more effective than current treatments in killing antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:54
Scientists make the surprising discovery that vitamin C kills the antibiotic-resistant mycobacteria behind tuberculosis.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 13:43
Although 2013 statistics show a narrowing gap between countries with the best and worst overall health status, WHO's director-general is not entirely optimistic.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 02/05/2013 - 13:32
The first new TB vaccine in 90 years was shown to have little effect in protecting children who had received it.
By Makini Brice | Mon, 01/14/2013 - 11:26
Researchers in South Africa believe that they may have found a new avenue toward fighting the deadly disease.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 01/11/2013 - 11:32
A new study has found that a recently developed breath test may cut down the time of a tuberculosis test from weeks to minutes.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 01/02/2013 - 16:39
The majority of people infected with the tuberculosis live with no symptoms and die of other causes. Researchers have discovered why, and hope that their finding will lead to a new vaccine.