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MPs shun public TB testing

Members of Parliament have ignored a call on World TB Day to get tested for TB, which is one of the leading causes of deaths in South Africa.

Can you get TB from animals?

TB in humans is a well-known disease. Less well-known, but equally severe, is TB that occurs in cattle and wildlife, called bovine TB. We spoke to researcher Dr Nikki le Roex about how worried we should be.

Brush up on your TB knowledge

Do you know all you need to know about Tuberculosis (TB)? How can you become infected? Are you already infected and just don't know it? How can you protect yourself?

15 facts you need to know now about Tuberculosis

For World TB Day 2015, the United Nations, the Stop TB Partnership and the World Health Organization are calling on all governments and health organisations to mobilise political and social commitment for further progress towards eliminating the disease as a public health burden. . .

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