A vaccine crucial for immunisation against tuberculosis (TB) is currently in short supply in Bahrain, a leading doctor has revealed. Al Hilal Hospital paediatrician Dr Akhtar Amin said that several patients had come back to him after being una
Bahrain’s national policy on tuberculosis elimination is outdated and needs to be revised, a visiting team of international health experts has warned.
Highly infectious and often fatal, tuberculosis - or TB - is spread throu
Foreign workers in Bahrain are more likely to have tuberculosis than Bahrainis, according to experts.
Health Ministry statistics for the last 10 years indicate that there are up to 26 cases per 100,000 foreign arrivals, said a rep
The World Health Organisation has called for ‘global solidarity action’ to support a new 20-year strategy aimed at ending the global tuberculosis epidemic, as countries mark World Tuberculosis Day on March 24.
As many as 32,000 children worldwide become sick each year with a drug-resistant "superbug" strain of tuberculosis, according to new estimates by US researchers that for the first time quantify rates of this difficult-to-treat form of
Patients with potentially fatal "superbug" forms of tuberculosis (TB) could in future be treated using stem cells taken from their own bone marrow, according to the results of an early-stage trial of the technique.
The deaths of more than 74,000 children from tuberculosis (TB) could be prevented each year through measures outlined in the first action plan developed specifically on TB and children.
The world will hav
Deadly strains of tuberculosis (TB) resistant to multiple drugs are spreading around the world, and authorities urgently need another $1.6 billion a year to tackle them, global health officials said on Monday.
After nearly 100 years, researchers could be on the verge of finding a vaccine that would eradicate tuberculosis infections, a scourge that kills 1.4 million people a year.
Global health experts are eagerly awaiting clinical trial
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