Daily Archives: November 21, 2016

ASTMH 2016: Impacts of TB go widely unrecognized, unaddressed in maternal and child health services

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ATLANTA, Ga – Modeling suggests that tuberculosis is responsible for 6 to 15 percent of all maternal mortality. But real data remains elusive. While evidence indicates greater risks for women during pregnancy of progressing from tuberculosis infection to illness, national TB reporting in highly affected countries does not include information on whether patients are pregnant […]