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World lags badly on targets to slash TB, HIV, obesity – Study

World lags badly on targets to slash TB, HIV, obesity – Study

Paris – Not a single country, out of nearly 200 reviewed, was on track to meet the UN target of eliminating new tuberculosis infections by 2030, according to a global health review published Wednesday. At the same time, less than five percent of countries were likely to reach the UN goal of reducing suicides, road […]

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Matthias not placed with HIV/TB patient – Prisons Dept

Matthias not placed with HIV/TB patient – Prisons Dept

Kuala Lumpur – The allegation by lawyer Matthias Chang that he is placed in a detention cell with an HIV and tuberculosis (TB) patient is inaccurate, said Prisons Department deputy director (Prisons Policy) Supri Hashim. Supri said Chang was remanded at the Sungai Buloh Prison and he was placed at the prison clinic on the […]

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Tuberculosis (TB) symptoms and signs

Tuberculosis (TB) symptoms and signs

Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB, is an infectious disease caused by infection with the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterium. Typically TB affects the lungs but it can also infect any other organ of the body. It is spread from person to person through the air when someone with an active infection of the lungs or throat coughs, sings, […]