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Stories with subject: Drug resistance
  • Health chief takes Illinois TB patient to court 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 12:32 pm
  • CHICAGO - A central Illinois health official wants a judge to order an uncooperative patient with infectious tuberculosis to stay in his home and wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet to prevent the spread of disease.

  • Mass. health officials: Tuberculosis cases slowing 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 3:54 pm
  • BOSTON - Massachusetts health officials say the state is seeing an overall decline in tuberculosis, although they warn of a worrisome rise in multi-drug resistant cases.