Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers move closer to new vaccine for killer TB

Scientists said Tuesday they are closing in on a new game-changing vaccine for tuberculosis, the world's deadliest infectious disease that claimed some 1.5 million lives last year.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Candidate tuberculosis vaccine in phase II/III trial

Tuberculosis remains the most deadly infectious diseases in the world. In particular, the growing number of multiresistant microbes is a cause of great concern to doctors and healthcare policymakers. At least a dozen candidate ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Regional cooperation to combat tuberculosis

Tuberculosis can be cured and could be eradicated. For this to happen, however, patients have to receive the right treatment. Researchers at the Makerere University and the University of Zurich were able to demonstrate that ...

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