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'This Is Real Momentum': World TB Day Finally Marks A Promising Shift
The political will needed to end tuberculosis -- the world's top infectious killer -- may have arrived.
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U.S. Tuberculosis Cases Are The Lowest In Years, But It's Still A Threat
The treatable and curable disease is on the rise in New York City, and an alarming number of latent cases are lurking.
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India's Prime Minister Pledges Massive Push To Fight World's Top Infectious Killer
Global health experts consider Modi's commitment to stop tuberculosis to be a game-changer.
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Delhi's Pollution Is Putting The Poorest At Risk
“Sometimes the whole place smells of petrol. What choice do we have?”
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Putin, An Unlikely Ally, Supports The Global Effort To Stop Tuberculosis
The Russian leader's influence could signal a turning point in the fight against the world's top infectious killer.
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High-Level Spotlight On Tuberculosis, The Top Infectious Killer
Dr. Mario Raviglione
Director of the Global Tuberculosis Programme at the World Hea...
There is finally a new awakening to tackle this ancient plague.
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A Lot Of People Think This Disease Is Extinct, But It's A Top 10 Killer Globally
Tuberculosis -- a treatable, curable disease -- kills approximately three people a minute.
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A 'Glimmer Of Hope' In The Fight Against The World's Top Infectious Killer
The global political will to fight tuberculosis is snowballing.
Tuberculosis Vaccine Candidate MTBVAC Shows Differential Protection Compared With BCG
Dr. Melvin Sanicas
Vaccinologist, Public Health Physician, Gates Global Health Fe...
According to Dr. Nacho Aguiló first author of the study, "there are no specific antigens associated with the efficacy of
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The G-20 Declaration Makes A Major Mention Of The World's Top Infectious Killer
Tuberculosis finally got some high-level political attention in this year's G-20 Leaders' Declaration.
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Expert Conversation: Using Open Source Drug Discovery To Help Treat Neglected Diseases
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Gaëll Mainguy, Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires (CRI) The Open Source Drug Discovery project, launched in 2008 by
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The Humble Honeybee
Dr Reese Halter
Honeybees are incomparable little creatures. Allow me to tell you why: Honeybees and humans share many things in common: we
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WHO Ranks Antibiotics In A Bid To Counter Drug Resistance
By Tom Miles, Reuters
WHO wants to reserve some antibiotics as "last resort" drugs.
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An Open Letter To Gwyneth Paltrow About GOOP
Dr Jennifer Gunter
OB/GYN, writer, sexpert, defender of evidence-based medicine, ...
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The Deadliest Form Of Tuberculosis Is Snowballing In Countries That Are Already Hard Hit
After all, the world's largest infectious killer is airborne.
Postpartum Depression Stigma Sucks
Co-Founder, MOTHERHOOD | UNDERSTOOD; Creator of the blog, The ...
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and in particular, Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, let’s say this together
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Put Your Feet Where Your Values Are: March For Science
Clay Farris Naff
Science & Religion Correspondent, The Humanist Magazine
Science is not a partisan issue.
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