June 2, 2014 /
With South African patients carrying drug-resistant TB strains returning to their communities, researchers are turning to other methods of damage control.
May 29, 2014 /
Drug-resistant TB is on the rise, with some strains immune to all major drugs.
April 1, 2014 /
A mother joins a trial in Cape Town to find out her risks of passing her drug-resistant form of tuberculosis on to her daughter.
March 28, 2014 /
What do you when patients with an airborne infectious disease are resistant to all drugs available to them? Hospitals in South Africa have limited resources and now patients are being sent home.
March 24, 2014
Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in South Africa. Drug resistance is now so strong that patients are sent home to die. However, new drugs are being made available through trials or NGOs.
March 24, 2014 /
Using new technologies to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis––South Africa's biggest killer.
December 30, 2013 /
One struck pedestrian, two fender-benders and three overturned vehicles: a night with a paramedic in Cape Town.
December 11, 2013 /
While people around the world praised Mandela's legacy of tolerance and reconciliation, African countries still struggle with how to overcome mass killings.
December 10, 2013
Kem Knapp Sawyer, author of "Champion of Freedom: Nelson Mandela," reflects on the man who walked out of prison and left his anger behind.
December 9, 2013
“What will he say? What will Mandela say after 27 years in prison?”