Daily Archives: March 24, 2016

Scientists find way to identify people at risk for active tuberculosis disease

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An international team of researchers have found a way to determine which individuals infected with tuberculosis are most likely to develop active TB disease in the future. This important discovery, made with support from the National Institutes of Health, would allow doctors to identify people who are at high risk of developing active tuberculosis disease and […]

World TB Day 2016: CDC’s Shannon Hader on leadership against an epidemic

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The following is a guest post from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Global HIV and TB, with answers to questions on the global tuberculosis pandemic and responses from Division Director Shannon Hader. TB is one of the world’s oldest diseases, yet it continues to kill millions of people each year. […]