Commentary / World Mar 30, 2015

Tuberculosis showing a resurgence in China

by Cesar Chelala

China now has the second-largest tuberculosis epidemic — second only to India — with more than 1.3 million new cases of tuberculosis every year. What makes the situation particularly serious, says the Chinese Center for Disease Control, is that China has the largest number of ...

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Dec 31, 2014

Guam students to be tested for tuberculosis

Students at five Guam schools who were exposed to a bus driver with tuberculosis will be tested for the disease. The Department of Public Works driver died last week of unknown causes, said Alice Manalo, acting supervisor of Guam Public Health's TB and Hansen's disease ...