News & Perspective

Jul 06, 2020

Jul 06, 2020

News Scan for Jul 06, 2020

More DRC Ebola deaths
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Underlying conditions and COVID-19
Price cut for drug-resistant TB drug

May 20, 2020

May 20, 2020
TB testing

Review finds test antibiotics unreliable for diagnosing TB

A long-standing practice of using antibiotics to test for TB is unreliable for diagnosing the disease.

May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020

News Scan for May 13, 2020

Legal liability of stewardship programs
Global life expectancy gains

May 06, 2020

May 06, 2020
Tuberculosis screening in India

Experts warn COVID-19 lockdowns could have dire impact on TB

A modest lockdown could add 1.8 million TB cases and 342,000 deaths globally over 5 years.

Apr 28, 2020

Apr 28, 2020

News Scan for Apr 28, 2020

Mass azithromycin distribution in Malawi
Rapid MDR-TB susceptibility test
Flu tapers in Northern Hemisphere

Mar 24, 2020

Mar 24, 2020
Miliary tuberculosis lung damage

As COVID-19 rages, WHO calls for more efforts to prevent TB

The WHO urges nations to maintain continuity of TB services as they respond to COVID-19.

Mar 05, 2020

Mar 05, 2020

News Scan for Mar 05, 2020

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
Drug trial for highly resistant TB
Urine culture order intervention
Antibiotic use, resistance in African food animals

Jan 02, 2020

Jan 02, 2020

News Scan for Jan 02, 2020

Malaria in Burundi
Intravenous TB vaccine study
H5N8 avan flu in Poland

Dec 16, 2019

Dec 16, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 16, 2019

BARDA funding for antibiotic candidates
Drug-resistant TB treatment recommendations
Disposable duodenoscope approval

Dec 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019
Child with TB and doctor

Reports: Tuberculosis R&D funding still falling short

Global funding has reached an all-time high but falls far short of what's needed to eliminate TB.


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