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TB strikes jailhouse holding Ampatuans

Some of the people attending Wednesday’s hearing on the 2009 Maguindanao Massacre at the Quezon City Jail Annex in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City, had to wear face masks following reports that several inmates had contracted tuberculosis.

Posted: May 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Docs see good news in increase in cases of TB

The number of people afflicted with tuberculosis (TB) in Northern Mindanao is increasing, according to the Department of Health (DOH). This, however, meant an improvement in the monitoring of health officials, according to a regional DOH executive.

Posted: March 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

US regulators approve new tuberculosis drug


US health regulators said Monday they had licensed a new treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis — the first such federal approval aimed at tackling the deadly disease in 40 years.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

ARMM health execs report sharp decline in TB cases

Health officials in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao announced a drastic reduction in the number of cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the region, saying it came about even amid security threats to the region’s health workers.

Posted: October 27th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

ARMM reports lower TB incidence


Despite threats to the security of its workers and other problems, the Department of Health in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said it has managed to drastically reduce the incidence of tuberculosis in the region.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Touring bus steers anti-TB campaign for Metro bus, jeep drivers


Bus and jeepney drivers can now learn about a health menace they may acquire on the job on this special bus. The antituberculosis (TB) bus of oil giant Chevron Philippines Inc. (formerly Caltex) has started touring the city of Manila as part of its information campaign to fight tuberculosis. Cherry Ramos, Chevron coordinator for policy, [...]

Posted: September 16th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

TB vaccine shows promise in mice —study

PARIS—Researchers in the United States said Sunday they had developed a vaccine for tuberculosis that offered unprecedented protection in mice against the deadly disease. Tuberculosis kills some 1.7 million people each year, with one in three people around the globe infected, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The only vaccine currently in use is [...]

Posted: September 5th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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