Experimental TB Vaccine Partially Effective: Study
Experimental TB Vaccine Partially Effective: Study
Tested in patients with the latent form of tuberculosis, the vaccine prevented the development of the active form of infection in 50 percent more individuals compared with unvaccinated patients.
Experimental TB Vaccine Partially Effective: Study
Experimental TB Vaccine Partially Effective: Study

Tested in patients with the latent form of tuberculosis, the vaccine prevented the development of the active form of infection in 50 percent more individuals compared with unvaccinated patients.

Tested in patients with the latent form of tuberculosis, the vaccine prevented the development of the active form of infection in 50 percent more individuals compared with unvaccinated patients.

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Triage Test for Tuberculosis Spots Infections Within an Hour
Triage Test for Tuberculosis Spots Infections Within an Hour
Ruth Williams | Oct 23, 2019
An early-stage, blood-based assay shows potential as a method for sorting patients with suspected TB from those with other respiratory illnesses.
World Health Organization Backs Open-Access Plan S
World Health Organization Backs Open-Access Plan S
Kerry Grens | Sep 4, 2019
The agency joins a group of funders, cOAlition S, that supports making publications immediately available to the public for free.
Europe Had 90,000 Measles Cases in First Half of 2019
Europe Had 90,000 Measles Cases in First Half of 2019
Chia-Yi Hou | Aug 30, 2019
The number of measles cases this year is already more than all of the cases reported in 2018.
WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency
WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 18, 2019
The current outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has been going on for nearly a year, and the new status could bring in more funding and assistance.
Measles Kills Thousands in Democratic Republic of Congo
Measles Kills Thousands in Democratic Republic of Congo
Shawna Williams | Jul 16, 2019
Deaths attributed to the disease have outpaced those from Ebola this year.
Ebola Deaths Increase and Violence Threatens Safety of Operations
Ebola Deaths Increase and Violence Threatens Safety of Operations
Chia-Yi Hou | May 17, 2019
More than 1,100 people have died in the current Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo that started in August 2018.
US Measles Cases Break Record Since Returning to Country
US Measles Cases Break Record Since Returning to Country
Catherine Offord | Apr 25, 2019
There are now more cases of measles in America than in any year since the disease was eradicated nearly 20 years ago.
Distribution of World’s First Malaria Vaccine Begins
Distribution of World’s First Malaria Vaccine Begins
Shawna Williams | Apr 23, 2019
The World Health Organization and its partners will test the public health effect of immunization in parts of Malawi, Ghana, and Kenya.
Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Health Emergency, Declares WHO
Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Health Emergency, Declares WHO
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 15, 2019
The agency also shares preliminary results of an Ebola vaccine trial showing that it is 97.5 percent effective at protecting from infection.