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A Turning Point in the Battle Against Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
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New med for drug resistant TB introduced

CHENNAI: Taking a step forward in the tough battle against extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), the State government began using a new drug for this from Saturday, administering it to two selected patients at the Government Hospital for ... New Indian Express, 1 week ago
Mumbai to upgrade diagnostic tests for TB patients Hindustan Times, 2 months ago

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New systems-based strategy may help accelerate TB drug discovery

The rise in multi-drug resistant (MDR) and extremely drug resistant (XDR) strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) is becoming a major cause of global health concern for treating tuberculosis, which affects a third of the global population. In ...
 News-Medical.Net2 weeks ago Speeding Up Drug Discovery to Fight Tuberculosis  Medical Design Technology2 weeks ago Daru is hotspot for multi drug-resistant tuberculosis  Pacific Islands News Association1 week ago New report highlights need to fight invasion of drug-resistant bugs  Times Live South Africa1 month ago

Xdr-Tb Transmission In London: Case Management and Contact Tracing Investigation Assisted By Early Whole Genome Sequencing

Highlights • This is the first report in the UK of a complex XDR-TB cluster. • Methods for 2 year follow-up of contacts and active cases are presented. • Early whole genome sequencing (WGS) enables individualised treatment of ...
 Journal of Infection1 week ago
Herald Live

Top student masters TB hell

INVALUABLE JOURNEY: Ingrid Oxley recoveredfrom pre-XDR TB and last week graduated with NMMU's first master's degree in dietetics. Picture: Supplied NMMU dietetics graduate rejoices LYING in a hospital bed fighting for her life, Ingrid Oxley ...
 Herald Live2 months ago Contracting TB leads to NMMU's first-ever Master's in Dietetics months ago
Catholic Online

Did WHO's TB care advice cause more MDR-TB cases?

Between 1993 and 2002, the World Health Organisation violated sound medical care by urging low- and middle-income countries to follow less expensive, largely untested and ineffective treatment protocols to treat people with multidrug resistant TB ...
 The Hindu2 hours ago New TB treatment offers hope  Catholic Online1 month ago

Daily drug TB treatment to begin in September

The government is set to roll out the daily drug treatment for tuberculosis in Mumbai from September this year, replacing the three-times-a-week treatment schedule. The new treatment protocol for drug-sensitive cases — the regular TB cases that ...
 The Hindu1 day ago Tailor-made TB treatment in offing  DNA India2 months ago

Global burden of drug-resistant TB in children

Children infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis face an increased risk of contracting tuberculosis disease, and new estimates suggest there may be more cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) than previously assumed. A new mathematical ...
 Pharmacist.com2 days ago Man who battled TB in 2014 shocked at outbreak in his block  Asiaone1 week ago Tuberculosis (TB) Fast Facts  1070wapi.com2 weeks ago

News Scan for Jun 22, 2016

WHO gives details on 6 Saudi MERS-CoV cases The World Health Organization (WHO) today issued a statement offering new details on 6 cases of MERS-CoV reported on Jun 19 and 20 in Saudi Arabia. Four of the cases are related to the current outbreak ...
 Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy3 days ago

Every three minutes, two people are dying of Tuberculosis in India

In an interview with TOI's Santosh.Sonawane, the district Tuberculosis officer Yuvraj Deore, talks about the initiatives being by the department to sensitise people about the deadly disease and to bring those suffering from it under treatment.
 Times of India6 days ago


MBABANE Panic has engulfed residents of Mfabantfu following the occupation of a three-bed-room house by about eight TB patients who are under constant monitoring by nurses and doctors. The residents believe these patients were evacuated from ...
 Times of Swaziland1 week ago
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