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Nov 06, 2017

Nov 06, 2017

News Scan for Nov 06, 2017

Strep burden, resistance threat
Salmonella probe ends
Ebola susceptibility
MDR-TB in Minnesota

Feb 19, 2015

Feb 19, 2015

News Scan for Feb 19, 2015

More Saudi MERS cases
'Superbug' infections in California
TB research initiatives
Neglected tropical diseases

Oct 29, 2013

Oct 29, 2013

News Scan for Oct 29, 2013

Drop in TB spending
H3N2 dominates global flu
More cholera in Mexico

Oct 18, 2012

Oct 18, 2012

WHO report notes TB progress, areas for concern

(CIDRAP News) – Several developments are having an impact on reducing tuberculosis (TB) infections and deaths in several countries, but the disease's burden is still enormous, and response to multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) remains slow, the World Health Organization (WHO) said yesterday in its latest report on the global TB situation.

Mar 23, 2012

Mar 23, 2012

Experts seek greater push to stop drug-resistant TB

(CIDRAP News) – Tuberculosis (TB) experts who met in Geneva this week said the global TB community needs to step up the fight against drug resistance and increase appropriate care and treatment "to avoid a scenario where TB becomes incurable," the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

Mar 20, 2012

Mar 20, 2012

Drug resistance, lack of vaccine top list of TB challenges

(CIDRAP News) – The tuberculosis toll in Europe continued a slow overall decline in 2010, but the treatment success rate for the disease is slipping as drug-resistant strains of TB grow more common, according to a report released today by the European Union (EU) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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