Tag Archives: TB

Returning to an unwanted past – edited

There have been several Measles outbreaks this year. One, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has already claimed 5,000 lives. The outbreak in Europe continues with no end in sight. And in Samoa, over 60 people, most of them … Continue reading

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New TB Vaccine successfully completes a small trial

A new vaccine against Tuberculosis has successfully completed an early trial. Developed by Glaxo Smithkline amd Aeras, the M72 vaccine reduced TB rates by more than half. The current vaccine against TB is Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG). Its effectiveness in children … Continue reading

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