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Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis in Russia

Merrill Goozner traveled to Siberia to find out if rising rates of MDR-TB in Russia can be curbed

  • August 25, 2008

A Siberian Community Mobilizes to Fight TB

A Russian province bucks the national government, bringing tuberculosis treatment to the treated--and following through until they are cured. The results so far have been encouraging

August 25, 2008 — Merrill Goozner
In Pursuit of Better Weapons to Combat TB

In Pursuit of Better Weapons to Combat TB

Tuberculosis remains a stubborn foe despite the efforts of the public and private sector's efforts to deploy new antibiotics and diagnostic tools against a disease that thrives on poverty and ignorance

August 25, 2008 — Merrill Goozner

Return of a Killer: Tuberculosis in Russia

Veteran journalist Merrill Goozner, director of the Integrity in Science project at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, discusses his series of articles for SciAm.com on the rise of tuberculosis in Russia. Plus, we'll test your knowledge of some recent science in the news. Web sites mentioned in this episode include www.gooznews.com; www.snipurl.com/goozner

August 27, 2008 — Steve Mirsky

Some Bacteria Dine On Antibiotics

Some bacteria are more than resistant to various antibiotics--they can actually survive eating nothing BUT antibiotics. Karen Hopkin reports

April 4, 2008

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