Latest tuberculosis News

Study finds TB treatment during pregnancy is safe for mum and baby
New scholars to honour Evelyn Lavu
Tobacco Exposed – Poisoning our planet and key driver for TB epidemic
Superbug’s resistance power
Major improvements in quality of life for people with drug-susceptible TB expected following updates
World Health Assembly re-elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to second term as WHO Director-General
World Health Statistics 2022
Seventy-fifth World Health Assembly to focus on “Health for Peace, Peace for Health” for recovery and renewal
TB laboratory manuals issued to support implementation of WHO-recommended diagnostics
New discovery may hold key to fighting deadly infections
Leaders urged to make firm commitments for second global Covid summit by act-accelerator agency leads
Protein contributes to drug tolerance in tuberculosis
Critical University of Toronto containment lab needs renewal: Christine Allen in Toronto Star
WHO issues rapid communication on updated guidance for treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis
Integrating HIV and mental health services for better overall health
Child dies of malaria every minute: urgent investment in Pacific needed on World Malaria Day
WHO announces updates on optimized broth microdilution plate methodology for drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium
Australia needs leadership in vaccine production
WHO announces updates on new TB antigen-based skin tests for diagnosis of TB infection
Funding for global health efforts welcome, but further commitment desperately needed
Netherlands and WHO: Partners for health and human rights around world
Burnet’s commitment to TB elimination
Doherty Institute secures landmark agreement with Moderna to expedite vaccine research for infectious diseases
New global guidelines to manage childhood TB
$450m needed to fight deadly disease resurgent 5km from Australia’s front door: World TB Day
New Burnet scholarship for PNG health professionals dedicated to TB research
On World TB day WHO calls for increased investments into TB services and research
Burnet joins global network in bid to rapidly solve global health challenges
Inhalable aerogel triggers immunity to Covid in mice, may block transmission
UQ partners with Moderna to use mRNA technology to research global public health threats
Covid exposes ‘massive blind spot’
New study identifies African ‘hotspot’ for highly infectious diseases
WHO Director-General: Deeply concerned over escalating health crisis in Ukraine
In Philippines, University of Toronto researchers combat vaccine hesitancy fuelled by history, geopolitics
Researchers shed new light on devastating drug-resistant bacteria
WHO prequalifies first monoclonal antibody – tocilizumab – to treat Covid
New Country Director for Papua New Guinea
Use of alternative interferon-gamma release assays for diagnosis of TB infection – WHO Policy Statement
Microscope zooms in on JCU research
Flu, measles vaccines could help flatten COVID curve
Researchers find promising new target for TB treatment
Toxoplasma parasites manipulate brain cells to survive
‘Plagues and People’ class gives context for pandemic
TaBriX, University and TB Alliance to develop drug-resistant tuberculosis treatments
WHO and Global Fund warn inequalities block progress towards ending AIDS, TB and malaria
Indonesian Study reveals missed diagnosis of fungal infections in treated TB patients, with global implications
World AIDS Day marked by fresh commitment to end HIV transmission
What’s new in TB section of 2021 WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines