Items tagged with Vaccines

India moving forward in research towards new tools for TB (post)

-- Indigenously developed point-of-care (POC) molecular diagnostic test validated through multi-centric studies and found to be comparable with internationally approved molecular diagnostic test

Study opens new avenue in quest to develop TB vaccine (post)

A team of scientists led by the University of Southampton has taken an important step forward in research efforts that could one day lead to an effective vaccine against the world’s deadliest infectious disease.

TB epidemic desperately needs new vaccination strategies (post)

At the beginning of November, a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak in Minnesota killed six people and made front page news. A single case in New York State made regional news last week. And so it goes, here in the U.S.. Wherever it appears, TB is an unexpected and frightening intrusion likely to draw media attention.

Incentivizing new vaccine development (post)

The flaws in a system appear most vividly when it fails where it is most required to work. Tuberculosis (TB) is one of India’s severest health crises. It kills two Indians every 3 minutes and more than 1,000 people every day. India accounts for 27% of the world’s 10.4 million new TB cases, and 29% of the 1.8 million TB deaths globally. Surely, this says something about the crisis in our public health policy.

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Novel vaccine trial design aims to answer key TB questions (post with simple image)

Prevention of infection study underway in South Africa.

The Lancet journals: World TB Day media alert (post with simple image)

For World TB Day 2014, The Lancet group publishes a Series of papers to highlight the need for global collaboration to diagnose, treat, and cure people with tuberculosis.

HIV i-Base/TAG: 2014 Pipeline Report (post with simple image)

Latest annual review on pipeline drugs for adults and children, strategies for cure and prevention for HIV, HCV, TB and vaccine research.

New vaccine shows promise as stronger weapon against both tuberculosis and leprosy (post with simple image)

UCLA-led research finds that a variant of an existing vaccine offers stronger protection against both diseases

Large trial will evaluate vaccine’s ability to prevent tuberculosis disease (post with simple image)

Multi-site study underway in Africa

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