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? Seals may offer insights into TB Seals and sea lions may have played a role in the global spread of tuberculosis a long time ago. TB crisis in SA mines The incidence of TB among South Africa's mineworkers and their partners and children is the highest of any working population in the world. Incorrect medication worsens drug-resistant TB Experts are concerned that we’re running into an era where we don’t have drugs available because organisms have developed resistance to these drugs. 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 Better treatment for babies with TB A potentially groundbreaking study at the University of Stellenbosch could lead to better ways to treat tuberculosis in babies. Decrease in SA TB deaths According to Statistics SA progress is being made in reducing the number of deaths due to tuberculosis in South Africa. World TB Day – Why SA still can’t shake the disease It's World TB Day and even though tuberculosis is a preventable disease, South Africa still can't seem to get rid of this epidemic. TB infections hard to diagnose in children TB infections are especially hard to diagnose in children, but researchers have estimated that worldwide up to 32,000 children contract a drug-resistant 'superbug' strain of TB. National Health Laboratory Service threatens Gauteng, KZN with service withdrawal due to unpaid debts. South Africa’s largest pathology service may be forced to cease operations in Gauteng and Kwazulu Natal due to non-payment from local government. Drug-resistant strains make TB difficult to control There are fewer cases of TB in Europe, but the failure to properly diagnose and treat drug-resistant strains is making the disease difficult to get under control. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance Like us on facebook!