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Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection caused by a germ called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but they can also damage other parts of the body. TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes or talks. If you think you have been exposed, you should go to your doctor for tests as soon as possible. You are more likely to get TB if you have a weak immune system.
2000 Ukrainian patients to receive treatment for HIV/AIDS

2000 Ukrainian patients to receive treatment for HIV/AIDS

Secrecy about HIV in Nigerian Navy could be fueling AIDS epidemic

Secrecy about HIV in Nigerian Navy could be fueling AIDS epidemic

Latin America and the Caribbean lead the developing world in providing HIV/AIDS treatment

Latin America and the Caribbean lead the developing world in providing HIV/AIDS treatment

U.S. team to battle malaria in Peru

U.S. team to battle malaria in Peru

Expert to help WHO in Dili, East Timor with tropical diseases

Expert to help WHO in Dili, East Timor with tropical diseases

Advertising restrcitions on some over the counter medicines likely to be lifted

Advertising restrcitions on some over the counter medicines likely to be lifted

150 top scientists debate and offer expert advice on cutting edge vaccine research

150 top scientists debate and offer expert advice on cutting edge vaccine research

Ethiopia needs external help fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic

Ethiopia needs external help fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic

Tuberculosis test kits order

Tuberculosis test kits order

Malaria, Africa's biggest killer

Malaria, Africa's biggest killer

Myth of disease threat posed by dead bodies after natural disasters unfounded

Myth of disease threat posed by dead bodies after natural disasters unfounded

Innovative technique for rapid tuberculosis detection

Innovative technique for rapid tuberculosis detection

Weekly cycles of once-daily anti-HIV drugs could reduce cost of HIV treatment

Weekly cycles of once-daily anti-HIV drugs could reduce cost of HIV treatment

Positive Chinese results for HIV test kit

Positive Chinese results for HIV test kit

Canadian Statement to the World Health Assembly focuses on AIDS

Canadian Statement to the World Health Assembly focuses on AIDS

Study comparing the efficacy of REMICADE® to Azathioprine alone and in combination With REMICADE®

Study comparing the efficacy of REMICADE® to Azathioprine alone and in combination With REMICADE®

WHO reports on treating tuberculosis in Ukraine

WHO reports on treating tuberculosis in Ukraine

Critical moment in the history of HIV/AIDS, more money, more political will, more deaths

Critical moment in the history of HIV/AIDS, more money, more political will, more deaths

New chink in the cellular armor of tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy

New chink in the cellular armor of tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy

Immtech signs agreement with CombinatoRx to test Immtech compounds as potential cancer treatment

Immtech signs agreement with CombinatoRx to test Immtech compounds as potential cancer treatment