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Tuberculosis

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  • Vermont Health Department says some decline TB treatment

    A handful of the people connected with the Charlotte Central School who tested positive for tuberculosis earlier this year are declining treatment with antibiotics that can wipe out the infection before an infected person becomes sick, a Vermont Health Department official said Wednesday.
  • Zoos clash with sanctuaries over treatment of elephant tuberculosis

    SEATTLE When communities debate what's best for elephants zoos or sanctuaries one subject is almost certain to come up: tuberculosis. From Toronto to Dallas to Topeka, representatives from zoos as well as zoo industry groups have warned against sending...

    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine

    The colony of cats living on the grounds of the Zhdanivka penitentiary disappeared when battles in east Ukraine peaked. Talk in the prison is that inmates ate them when food deliveries stopped. Medical supplies have also been in short supply, threatening...

    Vermont Health Department says 3 more test positive for TB

    Three more students have tested positive for tuberculosis at the Charlotte Center School, but none of the students and adults who have tested positive for exposure to the disease since January have developed active cases of the disease and there is no...

    Tuberculosis persists in Central Florida

    Tuberculosis persists in Central Florida
    It’s been 133 years since Robert Koch discovered the germ that causes tuberculosis, but despite effective treatments, the disease continues to affect people globally, nationally, and here in Central Florida. There was a slight uptick in the number...