Tuberculosis Vaccine

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Coronavirus clinical trial asks frontline workers to participate to test if tuberculosis vaccine could boost immune system
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Coronavirus clinical trial asks frontline workers to participate to test if tuberculosis vaccine could boost immune system

BCG could be widely available for use against COVID-19 in just six months because it has already been proven safe for other uses.

Why India desperately needs a new tuberculosis vaccine
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Why India desperately needs a new tuberculosis vaccine

Currently, babies as young as one-day-old are given the BCG vaccine to protect them from TB. However, the effects of BCG wear off after 15-20 years.

Tuberculosis may be eradicated by 2045 with better research funding, awareness
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Tuberculosis may be eradicated by 2045 with better research funding, awareness

There has not been a new and commercially available vaccination for tuberculosis in a century.