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  • Texas infants TB
    Texas infants TB: Shocking report out of Texas, 700 infants exposed to TB?
    Hundreds of infants in Texas may have been exposed to the contagious bacterial infection Tuberculosis – TB for short – after a hospital employee, who unknowingly was carrying the disease, continued to work at the hospital’s...
  • Sea lion
    Seals, not the Santa Maria, first brought tuberculosis to America
    It has long been thought that Europeans brought tuberculosis with them into the Americas when searching for land. However, new research suggests that tuberculosis had made its arrival long before Christopher Columbus set foot in the New World...
  • Giant rats used to sniff out TB in Africa
    Giant rats used to sniff out TB in Africa
    Using giant rats to sniff out landmines in Africa is nothing new. However, the idea of using them to detect whether someone is infected with tuberculosis new concept being ecplored by the Belgian non-profit group APOPO, which actually began using...
  • BCG vaccination helps prevent TB infection
    BCG vaccine found to prevent TB infection and disease in children
    The tuberculosis vaccine known as BCG (for Bacillus Calmette–Guérin) has been used for years, especially in developing countries, to prevent TB. Now a new study indicates that the BCG vaccine may actually protect against TB infection and...
  • Testing for TB
    Tuberculosis cases noted in Alabama
    The Alabama Department of Public Health announced on Aug. 14 that it was investigating a single case of tuberculosis (TB) diagnosed in a student at Auburn University. The Department is working with the University to identify faculty, staff and...
  •  more than 1.5 million people die from Tuberculosis annually
    1.5 million people died each year from Tuberculos say local experts in SoCal
    One of the most deadly diseases concerning local health officials is Tuberculosis. It is very contagious.It is commonly known as TB, it is a bacterial infection that can spread through the lymph nodes and bloodstream to any organ in your body. It...
  • Tuberculosis: Atlanta officials strive to contain outbreak of deadly disease
    Tuberculosis: Atlanta officials strive to contain outbreak of deadly disease
    Atlanta is currently experiencing an unprecedented outbreak of tuberculosis, and Georgia public health officials are scrambling to contain the spread of the disease.Reutersexplained in an Aug. 8 report that the outbreak is linked to homeless...
  • Americans protest against Obama
    Texans involved say Obama officials are lying about immigration surge dangers
    Texas citizens are confirming the mistruths the Obama Administration is releasing about the illegal immigrants pouring into the Lone Star state.Two border agents, two different school district officials and a worker in a San Antonio based military...
  • Ellis Island 1892
    Illegal immigrant with active TB allowed to enter U.S.
    “We are a nation of immigrants,” Barack Obama has said so many times that if you had a nickel for each, you’d be a member of the evil 1%. Indeed, between 1892 and 1954,some 12 million immigrants were processed at Ellis Island. It...
  • Feline tuberculosis transfers to humans in the U.K.
    Two people sick with tuberculosis in the U.K. after contact with infected cats
    Two people in the U.K. have contracted tuberculosis (TB) from domestic cats. According to a March 27, 2014 article in The Independent, these cases are the first ever recorded instances of TB transmission from cats to humans. There are nine cats...
  • Farm cats drink fresh milk
    Four catch TB from cats in England
    A public health warning issued in the United Kingdom on March 27 describes four cases of tuberculosis (TB) that were transmitted to humans by infected cats. Public Health England notes a very rare situation where domestic cats were found to be...
  • Jovar Juwan Jackson
    Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Tuesday, 25 February
    Lancaster City Police have filed charges in the 19 January shooting in the 400 block of South Queen Street. Charges were filed against Jovar Juwan Jackson with Firearms not to be Carried Without a License (F-3) and Recklessly Endangering Another...
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    Vinegar found to kill drug resistant bacteria
    Vinegar has been found to be an effective and nontoxic killer of drug resistant bacteria and common bacteria that produce a health hazard particularly in developing nation’s hospitals and clinics according to a report in the Feb. 25. 2014,...
  • Like the Star Trek Tricorder, the Q-POC is a handheld diagnostic testing device
    Like the Star Trek Tricorder, the Q-POC is a handheld diagnostic testing device
    The technology to make science-fictional STAR TREK medical tricorder has arrived. The Q-POC is a handheld device that, in under 15 minutes, can diagnose what a person's ailing from and if that same person has any potential drug resistance! It...
  • Tuberculosis Testing
    Tuberculosis cases discovered in schools and hospitals
    On Feb. 10, the Southern Nevada Health District announced that 14 people at Coronado High School in Henderson, NV, had tested positive for tuberculosis. KVVU Fox 5 reports that the testing was performed at the suburban Las Vegas high school after...