Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela’s health is reportedly improving, a recent statement issued by current South African President Jacob Zuma says.
The World Health Organization and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria stated that a $1.6 billion increase in the annual funding to fight tuberculosis is needed.
Pope Francis had his lung removed as a teenager due to a lung infection.
One of the best antibiotics we are able to access is right within us – or outside us, to be more specific.
Health officials in Los Angeles are reporting that they are in the midst of the largest tuberculosis outbreak in their county during the past decade.
A growing, potentially disastrous trend is on the rise: tuberculosis that is totally resistant to virtually every antibiotic that doctors have at their disposal.
Results from a highly anticipated clinical trial of the most advanced tuberculosis vaccine in 90 years showed that it failed to protect babies against the infectious disease, researchers said on Monday.
Scientists at the Queen Mary University of London explain that high doses of vitamin D, given in addition to antibiotic treatment, helps patients with TB recover more quickly.