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Local man develops resistance to new TB medicine despite good adherence.
Researchers from the University of Cape Town have found that the injectable contraceptive Depo-Provera could potentially increase women's risk of contracting TB.
Untreated tuberculosis during pregnancy poses a significant threat to both mother and child.
Even though tuberculosis patients may be getting the latest drugs, they are still struggling with the stigma attached – from family, friends, and even health workers.
Even though major strides are being made in research around TB, millions are still being infected by one of the world's leading killers.
A tuberculosis patient from KwaZulu Natal was told that her file showed she had completed her treatment, which meant that for two months she stopped taking her medication.
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Stigma, and an unequipped private sector are barriers to fighting South Africa’s top killer disease, tuberculosis – especially in children.
A new vaccine for the world’s top infectious disease killer, tuberculosis, is in sight - for the first time in 100 years.
A new vaccine to prevent tuberculosis in young people and adults has been announced.
Activists want multinational pharmaceutical company to lower over-inflated price of groundbreaking TB drug.
Researchers are working hard to make progress in the fight against tuberculosis. Let's take a look a look at the latest research and developments.
When Jade October from Kuils River, Cape Town, met her biological dad again after 18 years, she didn’t realise her life would change drastically.
Everyone, from civilians to congress, and everyone else in between, need to step up and start working together to eradicate one of the world’s deadliest diseases — TB.
Opposing TB drug bedaquiline's latest patent application could mean patients no longer have to choose 'deaf or dead'.
Virgina Gwazube was diagnosed with tuberculosis in 2014, which resulted in her becoming blind in one eye.
Makgosi Letimile, 35, was diagnosed with tuberculosis in 2016 and lost the use of her legs. Now cured of TB, she reflects on her journey as lives with a disability.
Protesting activists have demanded that the price for the blockbuster tuberculosis drug bedaquiline be slashed, at the opening of 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health, in the Netherlands
Doctors in Belarus – a country with one of the highest rates of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the world spent months treating patients with a new drug, alongside other antibiotics, with startling results – 80% of patients were cured.
Civil society groups have criticised the United Nations declaration on tuberculosis saying it ‘falls short’ on critical issues in the fight against the world’s top infectious killer.
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