#Infectious disease

  • Article: Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

    Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 16, 2019

    The drug may be on the market as soon as the end of this year, the TB Alliance says. Read more

  • Article: Algeria and Argentina Have Officially Eliminated Malaria

    Algeria and Argentina Have Officially Eliminated Malaria

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 23, 2019

    Malaria killed 400,000 people in 2017. Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates: Afghanistan and Pakistan Must 'Get to Zero' Polio Cases
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    Bill Gates: Afghanistan and Pakistan Must 'Get to Zero' Polio Cases

    By Joe McCarthy|March 26, 2019

    The Gates Foundation has donated nearly $5 billion to the cause. Read more

  • Article: Australia to Give $10 Million to Papua New Guinea to Combat Infectious Diseases

    Australia to Give $10 Million to Papua New Guinea to Combat Infectious Diseases

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 21, 2018

    In July, Papua New Guinea experienced its first outbreak of vaccine-derived polio in 18 years. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Could Unleash ‘Zombie Pathogens,’ Reviving Centuries-Old Diseases

    Climate Change Could Unleash ‘Zombie Pathogens,’ Reviving Centuries-Old Diseases

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 25, 2018

    Permafrost is melting unusually quickly, revealing carcasses and bacteria frozen for years. Read more

  • Article: Tuberculosis Will Cost the World $1 Trillion by 2030 — Unless Countries Take Action

    Tuberculosis Will Cost the World $1 Trillion by 2030 — Unless Countries Take Action

    By David Brand|Nov. 15, 2017

    Tuberculosis, a preventable disease, killed more than 30 million people between 2000 and 2015. Read more

  • Article: Meet Dr. Master, a Tuberculosis Physician With One the Toughest Jobs in the World
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    Meet Dr. Master, a Tuberculosis Physician With One the Toughest Jobs in the World

    From Johnson & Johnson|June 28, 2017

    “Our job is to do more than administer drugs; it’s to restore hope... during their darkest hours." Read more

  • Article: Your Doctor Might Start Warning You About Climate Change — Here’s Why

    Your Doctor Might Start Warning You About Climate Change — Here’s Why

    By Joe McCarthy|April 18, 2017

    Don’t smoke, don’t drink, and don’t contribute to climate change. Read more