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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis

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  1. [UN News]The world is fighting a difficult battle against the spread of tuberculosis (TB), the United Nations health agency announced today, as it released its latest report on the ... FULL ARTICLE AT AllAfrica.com

  2. The number of tuberculosis cases is far higher than previously thought. And Ebola is making some patients stay away from hospitals. Yet the mortality rate is dropping. FULL ARTICLE AT NPR

  1. The number of tuberculosis cases is far higher than previously thought. And Ebola is making some patients stay away from hospitals. Yet the mortality rate is dropping. FULL ARTICLE AT National Public Radio

  2. The world is fighting a difficult battle against the spread of tuberculosis (TB), the United Nations health agency announced today, as it released its latest report on the disease, revealing ... FULL ARTICLE AT UN News Centre

  3. Improvement in the collection of information on tuberculosis shows that there are almost half a million more cases of the disease than previously estimated. That's according to a report ... FULL ARTICLE AT UN Radio

  1. New estimates of the tuberculosis (TB) burden reveal that there are half a million more cases of the disease than previously estimated. That's according to the World Health Organization ... FULL ARTICLE AT UN Radio

  2. Tuberculosis claims 'staggering number of lives,' WHO says - Health - CBC News

    Of all infectious diseases, only HIV kills more people than TB "There are severe epidemics in some regions, particularly in Eastern Europe and Central Asia," the UN health agency said ... FULL ARTICLE AT Newsvine

  3. 'Nine million have TB' - WHO report

    The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease. FULL ARTICLE AT BBC

  4. Though the death toll from tuberculosis "is still unacceptably high" last year, the World Health Organization said overall "major progress" is being made in rolling back the disease. FULL ARTICLE AT Channel News Asia

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Tuberculosis or TB (short for tubercles bacillus) is a common and often deadly infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis in humans. Tuberculosis usually attacks the lungs but can also affect other parts of the body. It is spread through the air, when people who have the disease cough, sneeze, or spit. Most infections in humans result in an... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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