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Tuberculosis

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Top Tuberculosis Articles

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  • Tuberculosis Rates In King County Up, That's Double The U.S. Rate

    Tuberculosis Rates In King County Up, That's Double The U.S. Rate
    Tuberculosis has been in decline across the U.S. over the past few years and is currently at an all time low.  But, a recent report says the number of people with the bacterial infection is on the rise in King County. The annual report shows there are...
  • Students, staff at local high school warned of TB exposure

    Students, staff at local high school warned of TB  exposure
    A student at Patrick Henry High School has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and may have exposed other pupils, staff and faculty to the disease, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced Monday. The county and San Diego Unified...
  • Scientists Discover New Strain of Drug Resistant Gonorrhea

    Scientists Discover New Strain of Drug Resistant Gonorrhea
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Scientists have found a "superbug" strain of gonorrhea in Japan that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics and say it could transform a once easily treatable infection into a global public health threat. The new strain of the...
  • New test can identify TB infections in 2 hours

    New test can identify TB infections in 2 hours
    A new automated test to detect tuberculosis infections and the presence of an antibiotic-resistant TB strain can shave days to weeks off the time it takes to identify new infections, allowing treatment to be started immediately to prevent further spread...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Halloween arrives early at Roger's Gardens

    Corona del Mar Today: Halloween arrives early at Roger's Gardens
    Halloween arrives early at Roger's Gardens Hundreds of Halloween aficionados waited in line this week for an invitation-only chance to shop the grand opening of the 2010 Roger's Gardens Halloween shop. "It's all fun and games until someone loses an...
  • Panic Disorder Easier To Manage Thanks To New Breakthrough

    Panic Disorder Easier To Manage Thanks To New Breakthrough
    President Roosevelt was trying to reassure us when he told us we had nothing to fear but fear itself. If you've studied Panic Disorder, that doesn't really sound reassuring anymore. Panic Disorder starts with an attack of extreme anxiety, one that...
  • Officials: KCK Middle School Student Diagnosed with TB

    Officials: KCK Middle School Student Diagnosed with TB
    A Kansas City, Kansas, middle-school student has been confirmed as having tuberculosis, school district officials said on Friday. The student, identified as a student at Rosedale Middle School, has been quarantined and is receiving medication to treat...
  • Gates Foundation to improve child vaccines in China

    Gates Foundation to improve child vaccines in China
    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is helping partners in China improve child vaccines, roll out faster TB detection kits and make higher-yielding rice which it hopes can be used later in other parts of the world. Ray Yip, the foundation's chief...
  • Verdugo Views: Halcyon days in Verdugo Hills

    Verdugo Views: Halcyon days in Verdugo Hills
    Jeraldine Saunders has many fond memories of growing up in Tujunga in the days when the foothills were filled with people who moved there for the healthful air. Early residents chose the name Verdugo Hills, but the area ultimately was incorporated as...
  • Man with TB Arrested for Not Following Medical Treatment

    Man with TB Arrested for Not Following Medical Treatment
    His mugshot includes a mesh mask over his nose and mouth, because the criminal was arrested for not following medical treatment protocol. Armando Rodriguez, 34, has tuberculosis and according to San Joaquin County Public Health officials, he was ignoring...
  • Howard Co. health officials release TB investigation results

    Howard Co. health officials release TB investigation results
    Health officials have completed an investigation into a case of tuberculosis at a Kokomo nail salon. Howard County health officials tested more than 700 people after the discovery of an active TB case at the OP Nail Salon. Cindy Gnuyen, who is the salon...
  • Gates donates $750 million to fight AIDS, TB and malaria

    Gates donates $750 million to fight AIDS, TB and malaria
    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will inject $750 million into the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Microsoftco-founder Bill Gatesannounced Thursday at the World Economic Forum. The donation comes in the form of a promissory note,...