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"(AP) — Officials say a high school student in Central California has been diagnosed with an infectious disease that affects the lungs and spreads through the air. Officials say that people who came into close contact with the student may have been exposed to the disease.", www.sfgate.com
"A member of Medford High School was diagnosed recently with tuberculosis, an airborne infectious disease that affects the lungs, Medford Public Schools announced Thursday in a letter posted to the district's website.According to the letter from Superintendent Roy Belson and Supervisor of Health Services Toni Vento, the case is under investigation by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Medford Board of Health. 'TB is difficult to transmit in a school environment as it", medford.wickedlocal.com
"GENEVA - African countries increased investments in the Global Fund as global health partners seek to galvanize all sources of funding to end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics, and to build resilient and sustainable systems for health. Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, and Zimbabwe each made contributions to the Global Fund's Fifth Replenishment, hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada in Montreal on 16-17 September. Altogether, the conference secured pledges of more than $12.9 billion from partners across the world. Pledges by African countries to the Global Fund are aligned with a far more significant increase of domestic investment in health by African countries - US$10.9 billion committed for 2015-17. For the first time, Africa is now mobilizing more domestic funding for health than foreign funding in the sector.", reliefweb.int
"LANGUISHING GLOBAL AID The federal Liberals like to proclaim it’s a new era for Canada on the international stage. They have announced new funding for the Global Fund for HIV, TB and Malaria, a fund Canada has long supported and that has saved 22 million lives since 2002. This is a great success story.", thechronicleherald.ca
"BEAVERTON, Ore. – A person associated with Sunset High School was recently diagnosed with tuberculosis of the lungs, Washington County Public Heath said.Health officials said they have no reason to believe the person caught the illness while at school.The", katu.com
"Overuse and/or misuse of antibiotics has led to antimicrobial resistant superbugs pose a global health emergency. This threat is particularly great in India, that has the highest burden of TB in the world and is also the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics.", www.thesangaiexpress.com
"Viral hepatitis is one of the leading killers across the globe, with a death toll that matches Aids or tuberculosis, research in the Lancet suggests. The report estimates that hepatitis infections and their complications led to 1.45m deaths in 2013 - despite the existence of vaccines and treatmen", citifmonline.com
"Viral hepatitis has become one of the leading causes of death and disability across the globe - killing at least as many people annually as TB, malaria or HIV/AIDS. This is the finding of new research from scientists at Imperial College London and", www.sciencecodex.com
"Viral hepatitis has become one of the leading causes of death and disability across the globe -- killing at least as many people annually as TB, malaria or HIV/AIDS. This is the finding of new research from scientists, who analyzed data from 183 countries collected between 1990 and 2013.", www.sciencedaily.com
"(AP) — State public health officials have confirmed a case of tuberculosis at a Brookline child care center. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says TB is bacteria that usually attack the lungs and is potentially fatal if not treated properly.", www.chron.com
"The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1Uw1EVK ) BU officials announced the suspension of research Wednesday in response to the March closure of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories. The university declined to make the shutdown public until a preliminary review of the incident was returned by a Colorado-based engineering firm.", www.chron.com