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Tuberculosis (TB) causes 1.5 million deaths each year, more than any other infectious disease. The ongoing global epidemic of TB has led experts to call for a complete overhaul in how the disease is tackled. A global alliance of experts in the Stop TB Partnership have launched a Global Plan to End TB which will […]
TB Research at the Africa Centre Richard Lessells and Alison Grant will give a progress update concerning developing a programme of TB research at the Africa Centre. We invite members of LSHTM TB Centre and UCL-TB to come and contribute to the discussion! Speakers: Richard Lessells and Alison Grant Date: 30 October 2015 Time: 14:00 […]
The TB Profiler, developed by a team of researchers at LSHTM and led by Dr Taane Clark, is a new tool that aims to predict genetic resistance to tuberculosis drugs. Click HERE to find out more.
Days after a man suspected of having tuberculosis was removed from a flight from Austin to Phoenix, researchers with the Texas A&M Health Science Center have announced a new tuberculosis test that could provide results in hours instead of days or weeks. The standard method of diagnosing tuberculosis, a potentially fatal bacterial disease that typically […]