Friday, 2nd December 2022

WHO: Tuberculosis is the world’s deadliest infectious disease

As the coronavirus death toll mounts, global health authorities are reminded that tuberculosis is the deadliest infectious disease in the world. Over a million deaths are reported every year.


21 Apr 2020
There has been an unexplained spike in deaths in Germany's blue tit bird population. One NGO is now advising "social distancing" for birds.
14 May 2020
Germany's R number rose to about 1.1, meaning that every infected patient passes the coronavirus to more than one other person. Meanwhile, protesters across Germany slammed isolation measures. Follow DW for the latest.
30 May 2020
For the seventh straight day, India has reported its biggest jump in new virus cases. Meanwhile, Germany wants to lift its travel warning for European tourists this summer. Follow DW for the latest.
3 Jun 2020
Infectious disease bill: Court sets aside June 15 for definite hearing
11 Jun 2020
Infectious disease bill: Nigerian judge recuse self from handling the controversial case
15 Jun 2020
Infectious disease bill: What we told Gbajabiamila, reps members - Gov Fayemi
26 Jul 2020
The World Health Organization says no country has reached the infection rate needed to guarantee community protection. Meanwhile, EU recovery funds won't be deployed until next year. Follow DW for the latest.
1 Aug 2020
The head of Germany's disease control agency has said negligence is to blame for a steady increase in COVID-19 cases in the country. Berlin is advising tourists not to travel to parts of Spain. Follow DW for the latest.
14 Aug 2020
The number of COVID-19 infections is rising in the EU. Though it is difficult to make precise comparisons among member states, researchers can see some clear patterns.
15 Oct 2020
At the start of the pandemic, most people focused on the coronavirus reproduction value to assess the severity of the outbreak. Now, the COVID-19 incidence rate is at the center of attention. What do the two terms mean?
30 Oct 2020
Bottles and incendiary devices were thrown at the facade of a building belonging to the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin. The government agency has been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 in Germany.
22 Nov 2020
Infectious Disease Disease And Diagnostic Centre in Nasarawa commences testing