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April 14, 2014

The MSF team was forced to suspend medical activities at the Malakal Teaching Hospital after it was attacked. When the team returned five days later, they found a horrifying scene.

March 31, 2014

Muslims from Central African Republic (CAR) pass through Carnot, a town in western CAR, on their way to safety in Cameroon. Many people have been trapped in the town by fighting, atrocities and looting. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working in Carnot hospital.

March 20, 2014

Fortunately, only a small proportion of them get sick. Let's take a closer look at the bacterium itself.

March 20, 2014

Tuberculosis is as old as man himself, yet it continues to be a threat. Two new factors make it all the more urgent to find new ways to fight TB.

March 20, 2014

TB is one of the world's biggest killers. See where it has currently has taken root.

March 20, 2014

The diagnostic tools are unreliable. The drugs are 50 years old and an effective vaccine is a long way off. There is some good news, though.

March 20, 2014

For many years, MSF was hesitant about treating TB. Today, TB treatment is an essential component of the MSF's health care.

March 17, 2014

For patients in Armenia who did not respond to the treatment available for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) there were simply no more treatment options before 2013.

March 17, 2014

Marta is receiving bedaquilin and impenem for her extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) in Yerevan, Armenia. These are not new drugs but they are newly available in Armenia and can make treatment more effective. But, says TB doctor Hakob Atsheyan, "you can say this is a last chance."

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