Home > Medical > Tuberculosis > News News All sections in Tuberculosis » About Tuberculosis » Different political stances » Drug Resistance » FAQs » Health Tips » HIV/Aids and TB » Living with TB » New Developments » TB News » Quarantine » Real-life Story » Symptoms » TB and other organs » TB in South Africa » Testing » Transmission » Treatment » Who is at risk? Robots to the rescue: drones can help tackle TB Tuberculosis aid workers have started using unmanned drones to transport medical supplies to hard-to-reach areas in Papua New Guinea. Khayelitsha clinic leads the way for new TB drug A clinic in Khayelitsha is offering a glimmer of hope as it pioneers a new drug called Bedaquiline for drug-resistant tuberculosis, which is a huge health challenge. 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. Assess Your risk for COPD » Join HIV Talk » Ask CyberDoc » Assess Do you have asthma? » African health in focus World's Most Famous TB Patients Taxis look to ditch ‘deadly TB passenger’ Millions of commuters rely on minibus taxis daily, but South Africa’s most widely used mode of public transport could also be ferrying a deadly passenger. 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? Tutu: TB toll in SA is disgraceful and unacceptable Archibishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says the number of TB-related deaths in South Africa unacceptable, adding that the fight against TB should be "our next liberation struggle". More than 40 000 prisoners screened for MDR-TB Government's attempt to tackle TB in correctional facilities has seen over 40 000 prisoners screened for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. 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. TB and why you need fresh air in the taxi or bus People using taxis, buses and trains have been urged to open the windows when using public transport in a bid to stop TB from spreading. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health!