Tuberculosis

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TB rates declining among US children, but disparities persist

August 22, 2019

Read the Perspective from Jeffrey R. Starke, MD

FDA News

Pretomanid, first TB drug developed by non-profit, gets FDA approval for resistant infections

August 14, 2019
The FDA has approved pretomanid — the first tuberculosis drug developed by a non-profit organization — as part of a three-drug regimen for the treatment of…
In the Journals

Estimated global prevalence of latent TB about 25%

July 31, 2019
About one-quarter of the world’s population may be infected with latent tuberculosis, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the European

NIH launches delamanid trial for MDR-TB prevention

June 28, 2019
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the NIH, has launched a trial investigating the safety and efficacy of delamanid for the prevention of…
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CME

Neonatal Tuberculosis

Pediatric Annals, May 2015, Volume 44 Issue 5
Tuberculosis remains a prevalent disease worldwide, with approximately 9 million cases diagnosed annually. The…
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VIDEO: Mel Spigelman, MD, discusses TB drug pipeline

June 19, 2016
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