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Treatable TB meningitis disables too many SA children

Children admitted to Tygerberg Children's Hospital with TB meningitis are often admitted too late to change their condition. While they are likely to survive, their chances of a normal, healthy life are dashed.

New film tackles TB crisis

After a highly successful film on HIV, producers have come together to engage millions in a sub-Saharan Africa film about tuberculosis called The Lucky Specials.

New, quick TB test developed in SA

A point-of-care rapid diagnostic test for TB has been developed by a multinational team of scientists led by researchers at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.

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