With treatment priced out of reach, some extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) patients face a tough choice: break the law or die. During the days of Aids denialism, activists smuggled antiretrovirals into the country in suitcases and airfreight ... IOL, 2 weeks ago
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Cape Town - The high cost of drugs for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) has led some medical aid schemes to be selective in providing coverage and left patients with a tough choice: break the law or die. During the dark days of ...IOL, 3 weeks ago Rise in TB cases attributed to discontinuation of medication The Hindu, 2 days ago
In early October, Health-e News broke the story of Andaleeb Rinquest-January. Diagnosed with XDR-TB in 2011, Rinquest-January fought for her life and eventually she said began to recover after being prescribed the XDR-TB drug linezolid. However, ...Individual.com, 2 days ago XDR-TB patients smuggle pills as treatment priced out of reach Health-e, 2 weeks ago South Africa: XDR-TB Patients Smuggle Pills As Treatment Priced Out of Reach AllAfrica.com, 2 weeks ago No isolation for XDR TB patients at Port Moresby General Hospital ABC Radio Australia, 3 weeks ago
Infectious Disease Published: Oct 23, 2014 Reviewedby Robert Jasmer, MD ; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Two short treatment regimens for tuberculosis (TB) failed to match the standard 6 months ...MedPage Today, 2 hours ago
Improved Data Collection Shows More TB Cases Worldwide, But Progress Made In Curbing Disease, WHO Report Says
Facebook Twitter Email Print Home Global Health Policy Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report October 23, 2014 Improved Data Collection Shows More TB Cases Worldwide, But Progress Made In Curbing Disease, WHO ReportSays Oct 23, 2014 ...Kaiser Network.org, 3 hours ago Improved Data Reveals Higher Global Burden of Tuberculosis Infection Control Today, 1 day ago
Doctors Without Borders warn of possible epidemic The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that multidrug resistant tuberculosis (TB) is reaching a tipping point, with about 480,000 new cases having occurred this year. ...Catholic Online, 5 hours ago Drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, warns WHO Interaksyon, 1 day ago Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels: WHO World Bulletin, 1 day ago REUTERS - Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHO Zaman, 1 day ago
Ebola has rightly gripped the world's attention, but its death toll pales in comparison to other infectious diseases like tuberculosis. TB is the world's second leading infectious killer, after HIV/AIDS, and it's claiming more victims than ...Live Trading News, 6 hours ago WHO Raises Estimate of Worldwide TB Cases Occupational Health & Safety, 12 hours ago 9m People Developed TB In 2013, Says WHO Report Daily Times Nigeria, 15 hours ago WHO Report: TB Epidemic Even Bigger Than We Thought PBS, 23 hours ago
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• Plans immunization campaign for northern states for Nov 1 to 4 • Rotary announces N1.4bn in grants to fight virus in country • Improved data reveals higher global burden of tuberculosis • 9m people developed TB in 2013, 1.5 ...The Guardian Nigeria, 18 hours ago Nigeria: The Nation Records No Polio Case in Three Months AllAfrica.com, 7 hours ago The Nation Records No Polio Case in Three Months Individual.com, 9 hours ago
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 a greater number of cases than previously estimated and a ...AllAfrica.com, 1 day ago Despite Some Gains Against Tuberculosis, Better Research Funding Required - UN Report Individual.com, 1 day ago
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India bears 24 per cent of the total burden of tuberculosis (TB) reported globally. According to the recent Global Tuberculosis report 2014 by the World Health Organisation (WHO), of the estimated 9 million people who developed TB in 2013, more than half ...Asian Age, 1 day ago
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