Tuberculosis

It's a Perfect Year for a Non-Thanksgiving

5 days ago   |   The New Republic

It seems fitting that Thanksgiving would be canceled on this, the four-hundredth anniversary of the Mayflower's voyage. It's historic disease event piled on top of historic...
Read more ...

Can a century-old vaccine for tuberculosis help defeat COVID-19? New research offers some clues

9 days ago   |   ABC

While all eyes have been focused on the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, other researchers have been furiously working on another way to defeat the coronavirus. It's a...
Read more ...

These Algorithms Could End the Scourge of Tuberculosis

9 days ago   |   NY Times

In rural India and other places where tuberculosis is rampant, A.I. that scans lung X-rays might eliminate the scourge.
Read more ...

HIV patients in parts of Russia can't get blood analyzed as laboratories focus on processing Covid-19 tests, advocacy group claims

HIV patients in parts of Russia can't get blood analyzed as laboratories focus on processing Covid-19 tests, advocacy group claims

12 days ago   |   RT

HIV patients from several Russian regions are complaining about the inability to get tested, as the nation's labs are overwhelmed by Covid-19 and other infections are sometimes...
Read more ...

Vaccine Inequality Fuels Suspicion and Division

Vaccine Inequality Fuels Suspicion and Division

18 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

The world can't repeat the mistakes of polio, tuberculosis, and measles.
Read more ...

Five Brentwood Borough School District employees test positive for tuberculosis

Five Brentwood Borough School District employees test positive for tuberculosis

24 days ago   |   WTAE

The employees tested positive for tuberculosis after a high school student tested positive Oct. 23.
Read more ...

Brentwood School District officials say Allegheny County Health Department investigating case of tuberculosis in student at Brentwood High School

Brentwood School District officials say Allegheny County Health Department investigating case of tuberculosis in student at Brentwood High School

1 month ago   |   WTAE

The school district said it has requested the health department schedule informational Zoom meetings for staff and families.
Read more ...

Machine learning uncovers potential new TB drugs

1 month ago   |   Science Daily

Using a machine-learning approach that incorporates uncertainty, researchers identified several promising compounds that target a protein required for the survival of the...
Read more ...

WHO fears more tuberculosis deaths as COVID-19 pandemic continues

1 month ago   |   Al Jazeera

'Significant reductions' seen in health interventions of TB patients as a result of lockdowns imposed due to COVID-19.
Read more ...

Coronavirus pandemic could result in serious setback for global fight against tuberculosis, WHO warns

Coronavirus pandemic could result in serious setback for global fight against tuberculosis, WHO warns

1 month ago   |   RT

Countries are failing to diagnose and treat tuberculosis due to the health crisis caused by coronavirus, the World Health Organization has said, cautioning that TB cases could...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Attorney General Bill Barr says there was no widespread fraud in the 2020...

Attorney General Bill Barr says there was no widespread fraud in the 2020 election, defying Trump

Summary List Placement Attorney General Bill Barr on Tuesday said that neither the Department of Justice nor the Federal Bureau of Investigation have uncovered widespread voter... Read more ...

President Trump's lawyers file lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election

President Trump's lawyers file lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign has filed a lawsuit in the Wisconsin Supreme Court alleging voter fraud in November's election. Read more ...

Second stimulus check update: Group pushes $908B plan to break virus relief...

Second stimulus check update: Group pushes $908B plan to break virus relief impasse

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of lawmakers is putting pressure on congressional leaders to accept a split-the-difference solution to the protracted impasse over COVID-19... Read more ...

US panel: First vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

US panel: First vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

The two priority groups include around 24 million Americans. Read more ...

Bowling alley manager, worker assaulted in Maryland over request to wear...

Bowling alley manager, worker assaulted in Maryland over request to wear face masks

A bowling alley manager and worker were assaulted after some patrons refused to wear face masks. Read more ...

Salesforce acquires Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce acquires Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce has confirmed that it's buying team collaboration platform Slack, shortly after rumors first emerged that a deal was imminent. Read more ...

Barr and Giuliani clash over allegations of election fraud

Barr and Giuliani clash over allegations of election fraud

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday affirmed that there was no evidence of large-scale fraud during this year's election, prompting a stern rebuke from President Donald... Read more ...

65 years ago today, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

65 years ago today, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

It was on this day in 1955 when a simple act of defiance elevated a seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, into a pivotal symbol in America's civil rights movement. Read more ...

Barr Makes John Durham, Investigating Russia Probe, A Special Counsel

Barr Makes John Durham, Investigating Russia Probe, A Special Counsel

The attorney general elevated the Connecticut U.S. attorney in October but didn't disclose that move until now. It likely means Durham's work will continue into the new... Read more ...

Indiana's COVID-19 deaths nearly double during November

Indiana's COVID-19 deaths nearly double during November

The number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana has nearly doubled for November from a month earlier as health officials continue adding to those reports and the state's... Read more ...