Stories tagged: tuberculosis
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
U.S. regulators have approved a new tuberculosis medicine that shortens and improves treatment for the hardest-to-treat cases, a worsening problem in many poor countries.
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Tuberculosis, family farms among reasons for Spokane’s low acceptance rate in World War I draft
The Spokesman-Review published current numbers from the Spokane County draft board.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
Harborview Medical Center says a patient who tested positive for tuberculosis may have come in contact with other patients and staff on three different occasions in recent weeks.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Health officials are recommending that 240 people at a suburban Seattle high school get tested for tuberculosis after someone at the school was diagnosed with the infectious disease.
Mon., March 28, 2016
In an advance that could change tuberculosis treatment worldwide, researchers in Seattle and South Africa have identified markers in the blood of infected people that may predict those at high …
Tue., March 24, 2015
You may think that tuberculosis is a disease you do not have to worry about. While it is far less common here than in the rest of the world – …
Thu., March 26, 2009
The road to the perfect game has been a winding one for Jeremy Fleck. He began bowling as a kid, and then took an eight-year hiatus. When he returned to …
Fri., March 6, 2009, 9:53 a.m.
The possibility that a second-grader at Roosevelt Elementary has tuberculosis has prompted an investigation by health officials who are asking her classmates and other students who ride the same school …