- Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns Updated: Apr-17-14 12:16 pm
- University of Kansas student has tuberculosis Updated: Apr-15-14 7:13 am
- Vermont officials release new radon tracking site Updated: Apr-13-14 2:07 pm
- Judge orders ankle bracelet for Illinoisan with TB Updated: Apr-11-14 5:46 pm
- UAE: Paramedic dies from MERS, others infected Updated: Apr-11-14 2:13 pm
- OSHA cites Summerlin Hospital after TB exposure Updated: Apr-10-14 4:22 pm
- Health chief takes Illinois TB patient to court Updated: Apr-10-14 12:32 pm
- Greene County reports more TB cases Updated: Apr-05-14 4:17 pm
- Study: Asthma has $1.3B impact on New York Updated: Apr-04-14 12:46 pm
- Guam inmate treated for tuberculosis Updated: Apr-01-14 12:54 pm
- Britain: 2 people catch tuberculosis from pet cat Updated: Mar-27-14 10:04 am
- Mass. health officials: Tuberculosis cases slowing Updated: Mar-24-14 3:54 pm
- Saudi Arabia reports 1 more death from new virus Updated: Mar-24-14 3:35 am
- Endocyte surges on news for cancer drug Updated: Mar-21-14 5:16 pm
- More tuberculosis cases in Washington state Updated: Mar-20-14 6:37 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A recent spate of infections from a frequently deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about efforts to contain the illness, with infectious disease experts urging greater vigilance in combatting its spread.
LAWRENCE, Kansas - University of Kansas officials say a student with tuberculosis is expected to make a full recovery.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A new web resource is available that allows Vermont residents to explore connections between radon, smoking and lung cancer in their communities.
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A judge in central Illinois ordered an uncooperative patient with infectious tuberculosis to remain in his home and allowed public health officials to track his movements with an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet to prevent the spread of disease.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A paramedic in the United Arab Emirates has died after contracting Middle East respiratory syndrome and five others have tested positive for the virus, the Gulf nation's interior ministry said Friday.
LAS VEGAs - The Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing nearly $40,000 in fines against a Las Vegas hospital where employees were exposed to tuberculosis over the summer.
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.
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Greene County has seen a recent increase in tuberculosis cases.
ALBANY, New York - Asthma is costing New York's Medicaid system more than half a billion dollars a year, according to a report released Friday that urges the state to do more to help those affected by the respiratory illness.
HAGATNA, Guam - Guam officials say an inmate has tested positive for active tuberculosis.
LONDON - England's public health agency says two people have caught tuberculosis from a pet cat, the first time the bacterial disease has been documented to spread from cat to human.
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.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia says a man has died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 64 the deaths in the kingdom at the center of the outbreak.
NEW YORK - Shares of Endocyte nearly doubled in value Friday after European Union regulators said the company's drug Vynfinit should be approved as a treatment for ovarian cancer, and Endocyte said the drug helped slow the progression of lung cancer in a midstage trial.
OLYMPIA, Washington - State health officials say tuberculosis cases are on the rise in Washington state after several years of decline.