News tagged with tuberculosis

Tuberculosis vaccine passes phase I trial

(PhysOrg.com) -- The currently available tuberculosis vaccine BCG is over 90 years old – and its effectiveness is declining. An increasing number of mycobacterial strains are emerging, against which the current vaccine ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Medications
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South Africa to test all HIV patients for TB

(AP) -- Health officials in South Africa said Wednesday they recommend screening all HIV patients for tuberculosis and want automatic TB tests for HIV patients to become normal procedure within five years.

dateOct 13, 2010 in Health
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