News about 'Voices from the Fight to Stop Tuberculosis'

18 Feb 2010
This interview originally appeared on Planeta Salud’s website . Pere Joan Cardona For 15 years, Dr. Cardona has focused his studies on infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) has developed a hypothesis and dynamics of tuberculosis infection, which could explain why the Koch bacillus...
14 Feb 2010
Last week, a story in the NY Times explored the emerging threat of drug-resistant TB spreading in the aftermath of the tragic earthquake in Haiti . On Sunday, Feb 14, the NY Times published in a letter to editor from Dr. Lee Reichman, MD, MPH (Professor and Executive Director, UMDNJ-New Jersey...
11 Feb 2010
photo: David Rochkind On my third day in Mumbai I met Rehmat Shekh, a 28 year old woman who is HIV postive and battling TB for the first time in her life. When I walked into her home, a small 8×10 foot room that she shares with 3 family members, she was on the floor, her gaunt frame covered by a...
4 Feb 2010
Editor’s Note: This posting originally appeared on the TB Alliance website . Deborah Mushamba of University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Zambia The TB community voice is essential to stopping the epidemic. Here, a health worker, activist, and TB Alliance Community Engagement coordinator talks about...
4 Feb 2010
Susan Dorman Susan Dorman serves on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University in TB Research is also the Medical Director of the Baltimore City TB Clinic. This interview was filmed at JHU on November 13, 2009.
16 Nov 2008
This post originally appeared on CNN.com By Patrice Poltzer for CNN A mother comforts her young son who is suffering from TB meningitis. Photo: James Nachtwey LONDON, England — Many people think of tuberculosis as being a disease from the past. The truth is far from it: Tuberculosis is mutating...

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