Congo’s Ebola outbreak has infected over 3,000 people and killed more than 2,000 since August last year. It is the second-worst outbreak after one in West Africa between 2013 and 2016.
Researchers say they are close to coming up with a new vaccine to prevent tuberculosis. The scientists made the announcement at the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health in India.
International donors pledged $14 billion to fight diseases including AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis at a Global Fund summit in the French city of Lyon.
The Mpumalanga Department of Health says it is moving towards the right direction in the fight against the TB pandemic.