Every Hour, 13 People Died Due to Tuberculosis

In addition to Covid-19, Tuberculosis (TB) can result in death. REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – Not only the Covid-19 case has not yet been completed. However, Indonesia is also faced with the problem of cases of Tuberculosis (TB) which can result in death. The government through the Ministry of Health only found about 67 percent of TB […]

The immunologist urged the world to prepare for a new epidemic

Following the coronavirus pandemic, the world may face a tuberculosis epidemic. This forecast was made by Ukrainian immunologist Oleg Nazar. The expert believes that the fight against COVID-19 distracts doctors from routine vaccination of the population. Because of this, about six million people can become ill with tuberculosis in Ukraine and in the world, the […]

Experts warn of more deaths from measles, AIDS, TBC

The fight against other diseases such as AIDS, tuberculosis or measles is falling behind due to the corona pandemic. This can have serious consequences, especially in developing countries. The fight against the corona virus outshines everything else. Other infectious diseases that have been known for a long time kill millions of people every year – […]

South Africa starts clinical study against COVID-19 with …

/ picture alliance, BSIP Cape Town – In search of a drug for the lung disease COVID-19, South African scientists have started a test with the BCG tuberculosis vaccine with 500 test subjects. “The clinical trial has started, we vaccinated the first few participants this morning,” said Duncan McDonald of the medical research organization Task […]

“Bengalie” of Neva

The authors who published a book this year during the first half of March are not going to forget their misfortune. The essayists, those who have carried out investigations, signed documents, will remain present in the media, from time to time, as specialists in this or that subject. Not all novelists will have this chance. […]

The rehabilitation of the “destroyer of the worlds” Robert Oppenheimer

“What is wrong with trying to judge Oppenheimer for his betrayals?” Nicknamed “The father of the atomic bomb”, the American physicist Robert Oppenheimer (1904-1967) was the scientific director of the Manhattan project from which the first atomic bombs produced in the laboratory of Los Alamos, in New Mexico, were produced. On August 6 and 9, […]

Can the TB vaccine help fight the virus?

It is a new hope in the fight against the Covid-19. Last Friday, a team of Australian researchers announced that they have undertaken to test a large-scale vaccine used for decades against tuberculosis to test whether it can protect health workers from the virus. The test for this vaccine, BCG, will involve a total of […]

High X-ray Combination Technique helps with TB research and osteoporosis

With a combined X-ray technique, scientists have traced the players for tuberculosis drugs within cells with very high accuracy. The method combines two sophisticated X-ray measurements and can find minutes of different metals in biological samples at a very high resolution, as reported by a team around a scientist DESY Karolina Stachnik in the journal. […]