tuberculosis

global health

How a baby in a remote island nation got vaccinated is "a big leap for global health"

An infant in a South Pacific island village received vaccines for hepatitis and tuberculosis from a first-of-its-kind drone delivery Monday.
VICE News
12.18.18
Noisey News

Scientists Saw Chopin's Pickled Heart and Now They Know What Killed Him

There's something for every music fan in this extremely disgusting story.
Lauren O'Neill
11.6.17
Health

Cultural Traditions Are Fueling the Spread of a Rare Tuberculosis Strain

Poverty is also a factor, but customs like eating raw meat and drinking blood are not helping.
Sophie Cousins
10.18.17
survival guide

The Deadliest Microbe in History Is Still Looming in the US

A third of all humans have tuberculosis. So why is so little being done?
Leah Rosenbaum
3.24.17
help from above

Can Drones Fix Madagascar's Broken Health System?

The home of the world's biggest plague problem has been testing an aggressive pilot program to find out.
Mark Hay
3.16.17
Health

Your Showerhead Is Crammed Full of Bacteria That Scientists Want to Study

People across the US are sending in samples from their showers, for science.
Kate Lunau
8.1.16
Health

Why Smokers Are More Susceptible to Tuberculosis

Researchers used genetically-modified zebrafish to explore why smokers are more likely to contract the bacterial infection.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.24.16
Features

Why New Antibiotics Never Come to Market

We're finding new antibiotics, but we can't develop them into drugs.
David Cox
11.6.15
News

Elisa Lam Drowned in a Water Tank Three Years Ago, but the Obsession with Her Death Lives On

The 21-year-old's mysterious death at LA's notorious Cecil Hotel remains unsolved.
Jennifer Swann
10.27.15
Europe

Some Parts of London Have Higher Tuberculosis Rates Than Eritrea and Iraq

London is the TB capital of western Europe, with seven people per day developing symptoms. The disease is strongly linked to deprivation, disproportionately affecting poor and marginalized groups.
Miriam Wells
10.27.15
News

Brian May's Funeral March for Badgers Was Very Weird

Three years since the cull started, the UK government is still intent on blasting badgers to death, and the Queen guitarist is still trying to stop them.
Gavin Haynes
9.9.15
americas

Mexico Halts Vaccinations Nationwide After Two Infants Die in Chiapas

Authorities are investigating what caused more than 30 children to enter a long stupor after receiving three different vaccinations. Two died and six children in the Chiapas case remain in grave condition.
Andrea Noel
5.12.15
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