Items tagged with TB epidemiology
In commemoration of World Tuberculosis Day, Nigeria, on Friday, launched the new paediatric anti-TB formulations for treatment of ‘drug susceptible’ TB in children.
Diabetes mellitus became the second most common natural cause of death in South Africa for 2016.
A new study published in Infectious Disease of Poverty explores the underlying differences between urban and rural cases of TB in Tanzania.
Poor access to natural ventilation and sunlight, and dearth of space, has resulted in an abnormally high incidence of tuberculosis among the residents of three resettlement complexes.
A study published in The Lancet Global Health modelled the effects of social protection and poverty elimination to quantify TB incidence reduction.
Canada’s simmering TB outbreak in northern communities is likely much worse than suspected.
The burden of multidrug and extensively drug resistant tuberculosis might be underevaluated among Nepalis, threatening bordering countries. Sophie Cousins reports from Kathmandu.
GroundUp featured a three-part series on TB which kills over 100,000 South Africans every year.
LSTM's Dr Maxine Caws is co-lead investigator on an advanced genetics study published in Nature Genetics, which has shown that a virulent strain of tuberculosis (TB) has adapted to transmit among young adults in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Dozens of men crammed into a small, dark, window-less prison cell, peering out from the barred doorway, pleading looks on their sweaty faces. In a week-long research trip to Haiti in 2016, a colleague and I toured the largest prison in Port-au-Prince, and this is the image I cannot forget.
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