Tuberculosis http://www.kunc.org en Global Aid For Health Hits Record High As Funding Sources Shift http://www.kunc.org/post/global-aid-health-hits-record-high-funding-sources-shift International development aid has hit an all-time high, despite some nations dramatically slashing their foreign assistance budgets. As patterns of international assistance shift, an increasing amount of money is being invested in improving health in the developing world.<p>Donors from wealthy nations, aid groups, U.N. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:05:00 +0000 Jason Beaubien 55277 at http://www.kunc.org Global Aid For Health Hits Record High As Funding Sources Shift Tuberculosis Hitched A Ride When Early Humans Left Africa http://www.kunc.org/post/tuberculosis-hitched-ride-when-early-humans-left-africa Dogs often get credit for being humans' constant companions. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:54:00 +0000 Jason Beaubien 49236 at http://www.kunc.org Tuberculosis Hitched A Ride When Early Humans Left Africa Medicines To Fight White Plague Are Losing Their Punch http://www.kunc.org/post/medicines-fight-white-plague-are-losing-their-punch You probably don't think about tuberculosis much. Why would you? The number of cases in the U.S. is at an all-time low.<p>But TB has returned with a vengeance in some parts of world, and there have been some troubling outbreaks here at home, too.<p>Many of the cases come with a deadly twist. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:58:00 +0000 47289 at http://www.kunc.org Medicines To Fight White Plague Are Losing Their Punch Tuberculosis Outbreak Shakes Wisconsin City http://www.kunc.org/post/tuberculosis-outbreak-shakes-wisconsin-city Looking crisp and official in his khaki-colored sheriff's department polo shirt, Steve Steinhardt says Sheboygan, Wis., is a pretty good place to be a director of emergency services.<p>"Nothing bad happens here," he says, knocking on wood. Unless, that is, you count the tuberculosis outbreak that struck the orderly Midwestern city of 50,000 this spring and summer.<p>"I never expected TB to be one of the bigger emergencies I'd face when I got into this field," Steinhardt says.<p>Sheboygan County officials have had to scramble to contain it. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 07:17:00 +0000 Richard Knox 47223 at http://www.kunc.org Tuberculosis Outbreak Shakes Wisconsin City 'Sputnik' Orbits A Russian City, Finding And Healing Tuberculosis http://www.kunc.org/post/sputnik-orbits-russian-city-finding-and-healing-tuberculosis Russia is confronting one of its most serious public health threats since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 19:44:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 46848 at http://www.kunc.org 'Sputnik' Orbits A Russian City, Finding And Healing Tuberculosis