multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

A curable, treatable disease kills more than 4000 people a day. Here's why the global community needs to come together to fight tuberculosis.
Globally, 2015 will be viewed as a turning point for international development. In September, world leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly to adopt a set of updated targets -- the Sustainable Development Goals -- to guide development efforts over the next 15 years.
The leading infectious killer in the world has been around for centuries. When will the world eliminate tuberculosis?
But will it ever get the funding to get off the ground?
Over 1.5 million people now die from tuberculosis a year, pushing it past AIDS.
In 2012, there were 450,000 cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, and at least 10 countries have reported incidences
The group urged governments to set up a research and development fund, target investments into basic research and increase
Treating even regular TB is a long process. Patients need to take a cocktail of antibiotics for six months and many fail
An estimated 8.7 million people in 2011 fell ill with tuberculosis - which is spread by coughing and sneezing -- while 1.4
An international team led by researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published new data on Thursday showing that an epidemic of completely drug-resistant, airborne disease is creeping steadily toward us.