Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis was a Victorian illness, but people are still suffering with it. We spoke to a survivor and the people who saved his life.
More than 1,000 patients and staff who may have come into contact with the infection have been made aware.
After I was diagnosed with tuberculosis, I realised how privileged I was to access treatment - millions of others are not so fortunate
'We’re on the right track to institutionalising care that has the patient at the very centre.'
An amount of R5-billion could ultimately be awarded to gold miners suffering from silicosis and tuberculosis, contracted on the mines.
In South Africa, TB remains one of the leading causes of death.
This according to a report by Statistics South Africa on mortality and causes of death for 2016.
When asking people “what infectious disease is the biggest killer in the world today?” the answers vary hugely. But the answer
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