tuberculosis

59 test positive for TB after Las Vegas outbreak

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas public health officials say dozens of people linked to a tuberculosis outbreak at a neonatal unit have tested positive for the disease. The Southern Nevada Health District reported on […]

12/23/2013

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LA cops reminded to wear masks in downtown TB area

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles police officers are being reminded to use face masks and wash their hands frequently when dealing with sick people following an outbreak of tuberculosis in downtown’s Skid Row.

02/26/2013

J&J seeks OK for first drug against resistant TB

(AP) – Johnson & Johnson is seeking U.S. approval for the first new type of medicine to fight deadly tuberculosis in more than four decades. The experimental drug, called bedaquiline, also would be the first […]

07/02/2012