Tuberculosis Vaccine Trial Disappoints
The first tuberculosis (TB) vaccine to be tested for efficacy in infants in more than 40 years has proved ineffective as a TB booster shot.
More TB vaccines are in the pipeline (file photo).
Aeras, 4 February 2013
Data were published in The Lancet today from a Phase IIb clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of MVA85A in preventing tuberculosis (TB) in infants. MVA85A is a TB... read more »
South Africa: TB Vaccine Fails
Health-e, 4 February 2013
A critical anti-tuberculosis (TB) candidate vaccine tried in infants, has failed in trials. The MVA85A vaccine candidate was found to be safe and well tolerated, but ineffective in... read more »