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A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear enters the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at the ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) Ebola treatment centre in Beni.

WHO, DRC eye tighter rules for Ebola care over immunity concerns

31 October 2019, 10:27 AM

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 confident of new TB vaccine

30 October 2019, 8:24 AM

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 pledge $14 bln to fight AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis

13 October 2019, 9:28 AM

International donors pledged $14 billion to fight diseases including AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis at a Global Fund summit in the French city of Lyon.

People holding posters

Mpumalanga records 50% reduction in TB diagnosis

4 April 2019, 6:47 PM

The Mpumalanga Department of Health says it is moving towards the right direction in the fight against the TB pandemic.

Stigma undermines efforts to stop spread of TB: Survivors

28 March 2019, 5:25 PM

Tuberculosis (TB) survivors say stigmatisation undermines efforts to fight the spread of the disease.



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