#Tuberculosis

  • Article: Vaccine Shows Promise for Preventing Active Tuberculosis Disease

    Vaccine Shows Promise for Preventing Active Tuberculosis Disease

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 29, 2019

    This experimental vaccine is 54% effective at preventing latent TB from turning into the disease. Read more

  • Article: A New Test Could Identify Tuberculosis in Less Than an Hour

    A New Test Could Identify Tuberculosis in Less Than an Hour

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 25, 2019

    One of the two current test options takes two visits with a health professional over 48 hours. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is Making it Harder to Tackle Epidemics: Report

    Climate Change Is Making it Harder to Tackle Epidemics: Report

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 23, 2019

    Climate change is expected to cause 250,000 deaths per year from 2030 to 2050. Read more

  • Article: Australian MP Says Country Needs to Invest Generously to Fight Tuberculosis in Passionate Speech

    Australian MP Says Country Needs to Invest Generously to Fight Tuberculosis in Passionate Speech

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 9, 2019

    TB causes the death of around 1.6 million people each year. Read more

  • Article: Natalie Portman Calls for Increased Funds to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria at Global Citizen Festival
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    Natalie Portman Calls for Increased Funds to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria at Global Citizen Festival

    By Madeleine Keck  and  Gaëlle Langué|Sept. 28, 2019

    “Join me...and help save 16 million more lives over the next three years.” Read more

  • Article: This South African Engineer Was Diagnosed with TB. Now He's Fighting to Change Health Care.

    This South African Engineer Was Diagnosed with TB. Now He's Fighting to Change Health Care.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 29, 2019

    His creation has the power to transform how people experience collecting medicines. Read more

  • Article: Canada Answers the Call of Global Citizens to Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB, and Malaria
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    Canada Answers the Call of Global Citizens to Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB, and Malaria

    By Jonah Kanter|Aug. 22, 2019

    Global Citizens sent almost 30,000 messages asking Canada to increase support for the Global Fund. Read more

  • 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