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New Quicker Treatment for TB


The CDC announced today a new treatment for TB which takes one-third the time of current therapy. It also offers an effective treatment option for many patients at high risk for developing TB. Latent TB infections result from exposure to TB, … Continue reading

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TB Returns with a Vengeance in Europe


Tuberculosis has returned with a vengeance in Europe.  TB is currently a worldwide pandemic that kills around 1.7 million people a year. The infection is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis and destroys patients’ lung tissue, causing them to cough … Continue reading

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