#Tuberculosis

  • Article: I Survived Tuberculosis — Here’s What I Want People to Know
    OpinionHealth

    I Survived Tuberculosis — Here’s What I Want People to Know

    By Demi Mason|April 29, 2020

    Despite contracting the disease, I remain one of the lucky ones. Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Samantha Wilson From Geelong, Australia

    Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Samantha Wilson From Geelong, Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|April 7, 2020

    "If we don't drive for change, nothing will happen." Read more

  • Article: Seven Diseases That Cause the Most Deaths Among Vulnerable People

    Seven Diseases That Cause the Most Deaths Among Vulnerable People

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 24, 2020

    Diseases like tuberculosis and malaria largely ravage low-income countries. Read more

  • 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
    ImpactHealth

    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