Researchers Renew Call for Tuberculosis Vaccine


In the face of the growing threat of tuberculosis that is resistant to standard medication, researchers are calling for a greater focus on the search for a vaccine to prevent TB, while other initiatives are developing new medicines and diagnostic tools to fight the disease.
  • Africa:  Urgent Calls to Combat Drug Resistant TB

    allAfrica.com, 19 October 2012

    In the face of the growing threat of tuberculosis that is resistant to standard medication, researchers are calling for renewed efforts to find a vaccine to prevent TB, while other ... read more »

TB face mask (file photo): An estimated 20 million people are alive today as a direct result of tuberculosis care and control, according to the Global Tuberculosis Report 2012.

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