Antiretroviral Roll-Out Results in Major TB Decline in South African Study (July 22, 2009)
The roll-out of antiretroviral treatment to cover 90% of eligible people has resulted in a significant decline in new cases of tuberculosis (TB) in a South African township, demonstrating for the first time the potential of antiretroviral treatment to make major inroads into the burden of TB in high prevalence countries.
How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take to End the World's TB Pandemic? (March 17, 2009)
Researchers estimate that by simply installing shielded, ultraviolet "C" lights -- and a fan to mix the air -- in hospital wards and waiting rooms, the spread of TB within those locations could be sliced by 70 percent.
From Agence France-Presse
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