The disease kills more than a million people a year but the world's response to it is totally inadequate.
Available data shows significantly higher investment by public and philanthropic institutions in TB research than by the pharmaceutical industry.
A programme with the health department sees motorbikes being used to deliver drugs to people in far-flung places who can't afford the fare.
Media professionals and health workers wore surgical masks to fight TB stigma on World TB Day
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Are people with diabetes more likely to get TB? Dr Bart Willems says yes.
Only half of people with multidrug resistant TB are cured, and patients run a high risk of losing their hearing due to the drugs.
About 80% of people have the TB germ inside their bodies, but that doesn't mean they will all develop the disease.
There are fears that, because the LAM measure is easily administered, it could be used when conditions call for more detailed analysis.
TB is not only found in the lungs. You can get TB anywhere in your body, but it is very difficult to diagnose.
Pets can pass on tuberculosis and you can get it from eating contaminated meat or dairy products
South Africa lost nearly 100 000 people to TB last year – three-quarters of whom were HIV-positive. Reducing the burden will benefit the economy.
The global TB rate has been falling by 1.5% per year – far slower than the 10% yearly declines needed to end TB within twenty years.
This week it was the mining companies' turn to tell the court why they can't be held responsible for the suffering of thousands of former mineworkers.
The historic class-action suit brought by gravely ill former gold miners and their families will push the boundaries of the country's court system.
From taxi driver to TB-care champion, Zamani Dlamini brings hope to the sick in rural KwaZulu-Natal.
The high court in Johannesburg has to decide how to process a case of this size, which mining companies say is impossible.
The HIV and TB epidemics are being exacerbated by a chronic shortage of health workers in prisons.
An interdisciplinary study based at UCT has opened treatment of tuberculosis to cultural considerations.