We look at some of the highlights of our Twitter chat (#TalkTB), where we questioned Madhukar Pai, Nandita Venkatesan and Jacob Creswell about all things tuberculosis – from diagnosis to social stigma.
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New research shows that all-cause mortality is lower in children whose most recent immunization was the measles vaccine.
Biothreats are in the limelight of the current military, scientific and medical debate. Although it is arguable whether they are a major impending risk, their political and societal relevance is out of discussion. They are one of the collective fears which characterize our epoch.
In a new report issued by an international consortium, suggestions are provided to support a more sustainable and accessible approach to antibiotic development in order to fight growing concerns over resistance.
Researchers have demonstrated that facial cleanliness can be reliably measured, suggesting that this should be incorporated into surveys assessing trachoma control efforts.
In this study the authors assess the burden of illness, impacts and costs associated with surgical site infections, concluding that SSIs impart a broad and significant impact on both patients and their families.
The WHO’s most recent global tuberculosis report has stated that the burden of TB is still high, with gaps in diagnosis and growing drug-resistance posing challenges on our way to ending this epidemic.