Tuberculosis (TB)

 
UN attacks 'ghastly' conditions in Libya migrant detention centres
UN attacks 'ghastly' conditions in Libya migrant detention centres
On Friday, the United Nations (UN) attacked horrific conditions in migrant detention centres in Libya, with dozens dying from tuberculosis and...
The workforce that makes our health system work
The workforce that makes our health system work
Among South Africa’s everyday heroes are community health workers, a largely unrecognised but critical workforce that takes primary healthcare to...
Hachimoji DNA: Stirring debate
Hachimoji DNA: Stirring debate
The incredibly complex genetic codes of all living things on Earth are written with a simple four-letter alphabet: A, C, G and T. These letters are...
A poison by any other name
A poison by any other name
A young man in his 30s came to see me, desperately wanting to save his marriage.
WATCH: How far is South Africa in the fight against HIV and TB? Find out.
WATCH: How far is South Africa in the fight against HIV and TB? Find out.
The country launched its national HIV and TB plan more than a year ago. Since then, provinces and districts have been busy coming up with their own...
Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease
Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease
We all know that drinking puts us at risk of more than just some serious hangovers.
Showdown: SA takes on the US for cheaper drugs
Showdown: SA takes on the US for cheaper drugs
Graveyard cough, white plague, consumption. A killer by any name, TB has stalked the human race for aeons, lurking in crowded tenements or...
SA experimental TB vaccine is the first in almost a century to slash new TB cases
SA experimental TB vaccine is the first in almost a century to slash new TB cases
It's finally here. After months of negotiations, at least one international spat and what we are sure are countless of track changes later...

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