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World Tuberculosis Day: India's goal to be Tuberculosis-free by 2025 ambitious but achievable, say experts

For TB to be eliminated, there should be less than one case for every 1 million in the country. Tod…

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A woman who refused tuberculosis treatment for more than a year was arrested in Washington state, local officials say

The Tacoma woman is being held in a room "specially equipped for isolation, testing, and treatment,…

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The UK is in a frenzy about the death of an alpaca called Geronimo. It says a lot about the British national psyche, experts believe.

A sick alpaca named Geronimo was killed by the UK government on Tuesday, the BBC reported. Wednesda…

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Parents of former US Marine held in Russia fear he has tuberculosis and suffered a broken rib during 'some sort of accident' in prison

The parents of Trevor Reed had not heard from their son for 232 days, his father said, but Trevor w…

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Geronimo the alpaca, who UK health officials killed thinking he had bovine tuberculosis, might not have been sick

Geronimo was killed by the UK government last month after twice testing positive for bovine tubercu…

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More than 3.3 million people lost life to COVID-19 in 2021 — more than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis related deaths combined in 2020

The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Tuesday, revealed that more than 3.3 million people lost th…

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Rajasthan govt to use tuberculosis-detection machines for coronavirus screening

Sharma said eight CBNAAT machines have been handed over from different districts to four medical c…

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While the world is gripped by COVID-19, another devastating health threat is building — this one from bacteria

Diseases caused by bacteria already kill 700,000 people every year. The threat is slowly growing, w…

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USS Theodore Roosevelt sailor comes down with tuberculosis as other sailors on the ship retest positive for COVID-19

The sailor was found to have tuberculosis as 13 other sailors who had been cleared to get back on t…

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Texas A&M university starts human testing of tuberculosis vaccine to fight COVID-19

Additionally, evidence shows that the coronavirus can cause damage to a patient's central nervous s…

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Budget 2020 aims to eradicate tuberculosis by 2025 using AI and ML to empower Aayushman Bharat

India’s finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman hopes to eradicate cases of tuberculosis in India by 20…

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An abandoned former tuberculosis hospital in upstate New York just sold at auction for $55,100 - take a look inside the crumbling sanatorium

Saratoga County Homestead, a decrepit former sanatorium in upstate New York, was put up on Auctions…

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A huge overnight price increase for an important tuberculosis drug just got reversed

The reason for the new $1,050 price is to offset the drug's financial losses. Cycloserine is used o…

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You will no longer be able to buy antibiotics without doctor’s prescription. Know why!

This means that chemists would have to maintain records of all kinds of antibiotics that they procu…

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Franz Kafka made a stunning observation on work-life balance while dying from tuberculosis

A story from his day would be recorded, then retold several times, edited repeatedly, tweaked in th…

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Meet Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's 6 children

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been involved in legal battles in the years since their divorce. …

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In 1916, the US began forcing Mexicans crossing the southern border to take kerosene baths. That tactic was later studied by the Nazis.

US officials feared that Mexicans were bringing diseases, such as typhus and tuberculosis, into the…

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