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.
Two Experimental Drugs Effective at Treating Ebola
Two Experimental Drugs Effective at Treating Ebola
Catherine Offord | Aug 13, 2019
REGN-EB3 and mAb114 reduced mortality in a clinical trial carried out during the ongoing outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo.
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.
Study: Antibiotics After Assisted Birth Reduce Maternal Infections
Study: Antibiotics After Assisted Birth Reduce Maternal Infections
Ashley P. Taylor | May 14, 2019
Delivery guidelines should be updated to reflect these results, the authors write.
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.
WHO Panel Calls For a Registry of Gene-Editing Research in Humans
WHO Panel Calls For a Registry of Gene-Editing Research in Humans
Catherine Offord | Mar 20, 2019
The advisors’ recommendations follow news of ethically dubious gene-editing work carried out by He Jiankui late last year.
A Record Year for Measles Cases in Europe
A Record Year for Measles Cases in Europe
Shawna Williams | Aug 21, 2018
The WHO reports more than 41,000 cases in the region in the first half of 2018.