Opinion: Why Warthogs Are Useful in Figuring Out How Bovine TB Spreads
Opinion: Why Warthogs Are Useful in Figuring Out How Bovine TB Spreads
The information we’ve gathered showed us that warthogs can be used as disease sentinels, avoiding the need to resort to testing valuable or endangered animals.
Opinion: Why Warthogs Are Useful in Figuring Out How Bovine TB Spreads
Opinion: Why Warthogs Are Useful in Figuring Out How Bovine TB Spreads

The information we’ve gathered showed us that warthogs can be used as disease sentinels, avoiding the need to resort to testing valuable or endangered animals.

The information we’ve gathered showed us that warthogs can be used as disease sentinels, avoiding the need to resort to testing valuable or endangered animals.

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Lab in South African “Township” to Sample TB from Breathed Air
Lab in South African “Township” to Sample TB from Breathed Air
Linda Nordling | Mar 8, 2019
A new facility located in a congested community with high tuberculosis rates brings basic science and cutting edge techniques into the heart of disease circulation.
WHO: TB’s Toll Worse Than Thought
WHO: TB’s Toll Worse Than Thought
Bob Grant | Oct 22, 2014
A new report from the World Health Organization finds that tuberculosis has infected hundreds of thousands more people around the world than was estimated a year ago.
Outwitting the Perfect Pathogen
Outwitting the Perfect Pathogen
Megan Scudellari | Jan 1, 2014
Tuberculosis is exquisitely adapted to the human body. Researchers need a new game plan for beating it.
TB Vaccine Protects Against MS
TB Vaccine Protects Against MS
Jef Akst | Dec 10, 2013
A vaccine developed to ward off tuberculosis may help prevent symptoms of multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.
Week in Review, May 20–24
Week in Review, May 20–24
Bob Grant | May 24, 2013
Journals plagiarizing journals; new immune cells combat diabetes; TB-killing vitamin C; analog cell computers; real time fish memory; ant-pitcher plant mutualism
Vitamin C Slays TB Bacteria
Vitamin C Slays TB Bacteria
Dan Cossins | May 21, 2013
The essential nutrient can kill drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis by producing oxidative radicals that damage DNA.
Stem Cells: Safe Haven For TB
Stem Cells: Safe Haven For TB
Nsikan Akpan | Feb 5, 2013
Tuberculosis bacteria find shelter from drugs and the body’s defenses in bone marrow stem cells.
Mummy's Little Secret
Mummy's Little Secret
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012
Preserved remains from the Andes yield clues about infectious diseases.
Pneu-mummy-a
Pneu-mummy-a
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012
Comparing the protein profile of a 500-year-old Inca mummy to modern humans reveals an active lung infection prior to sacrifice.