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Tuberculosis (TB) is a common infectious and often deadly disease caused by the bacteria mycobacterium tuberculosis. When it attacks the lungs, it is called pulmonary or lung tuberculosis.

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Onion Extract may Help Develop New Drugs to Fight Drug-resistant TB
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  • Persian shallots used in traditional Iranian cuisine has antibacterial properties.....
Guidance on Contact Precautions For Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
We know that tuberculosis (TB) spreads when infected person coughs or sneezes and so health professionals who handle these patients use contact precau.....
New Combination of Multidrug-Resistant TB Bacteria Discovered
The multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis was identified between February and November 2016, providing an impulse to launch a transnational .....
End TB with SDGs by 2030: WHO TB Expert Speaks
Tuberculosis (TB) is a public health problem. Dr Mario Raviglione, the outgoing Director of the WHO Global TB Programme gave an exclusive interview on.....
Vitamin C With Tuberculosis Drugs Assist in Quick Recovery
Supplementing vitamin C along with tuberculosis drugs could reduce the unusually long time it takes these drugs to eradicate the pathogen.

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