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New HIV drug safe with preventive TB meds

March 7, 2019
News  

A new blockbuster HIV drug is safe in combination with a shorter and more effective prescription to prevent deadly tuberculosis (TB), according to breaking research from South Africa.

Call for urgent action against world’s deadliest infectious disease

September 19, 2018
News  

TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease, according to a new report.

Double HIV, TB diagnosis depresses Vhembe man

November 29, 2013
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth   Tuberculosis (TB)  

Erick Mudanalo from Limpopo has been taking tuberculosis (TB) treatment for three years but it was his recent HIV-positive diagnosis that almost caused him to give up hope altogether.

WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2013

October 23, 2013
Reports   Tuberculosis (TB)  

Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major global health problem. In 2012, an estimated 8.6 million people developed TB and 1.3 million died from the disease. Of these 1.3 million deaths, about 320,000 were among people living with HIV.