tuberculosis

Global Health
2 American teenager is the face of global TB

Washington, DC - Jake paused when he entered the room. He pulled out his phone to take a picture of the empty seats facing the empty table where he and his mom, Caryn, will soon sit. The Irvine, California high school Freshman is dressed in a sharp suit and polka-dot bowtie. A…

Global Health
3 If only TB was as sexy as Ebola

All geared up for dealing with EbolaBoston University The world was briefly alarmed, or, well, the media has tried to sound the alarm, when it was reported that the usually deadly Ebola virus had spread from its confines in tropical sub-Saharan Africa to Canada when a man who had been…

Science
0 Seattle Biomed pioneering ‘rational’ approach to vaccines

Vaccines are widely, legitimately, hailed as one of medicine’s most powerful weapons in the fight against infectious disease. Millions of lives are saved, deaths prevented, every year using this simple tool that can cost as little as a handful of pennies. So it’s unfortunate we know so little about how vaccines actually work

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