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Leveraging COVID-19 public-private partnerships for TB vaccine development

The past few years have created a paradigm shift in the way we globally respond to and address communicable diseases. Though we remain in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, several novel vaccine candidates have been developed, manufactured, studied, approved, distributed, and administered to millions of individuals around the world in less than one year….

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M72/ AS01E Works: Now What?

We recently discussed M72/AS01E and the exciting data suggesting its efficacy in preventing progression of TB disease after people had already been exposed to TB. Today, we will put these findings into context. Some of the excitement regarding this trial stems from the novelty of its findings. Dr. Ann Ginsberg is a TB researcher working…

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Landmark Trial for Vaccine M72/AS01E

Today, we will look at a landmark trial reporting the full results of a vaccine called M72/AS01E. This trial sought to answer the question: Can this vaccine decrease the rate of TB disease in adults who have already been exposed to TB1? Pulmonary TB, affects the lungs and is the most common form of the…

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