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Significantly improved COVID-19 outcomes in countries with higher tuberculosis vaccination coverage: study

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Significantly improved COVID-19 outcomes in countries with higher tuberculosis vaccination coverage: study Significantly improved COVID-19 outcomes in countries with higher tuberculosis vaccination coverage: study Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A tuberculosis vaccine administered during the past 15 years is associated with significantly improved COVID-19 outcomes, according to a new study published …

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    New generation of drugs show early efficacy against drug-resistant tuberculosis

    New generation of drugs show early efficacy against drug-resistant TB

    New generation of drugs show early efficacy against drug-resistant tuberculosis New generation of drugs show early efficacy against drug-resistant tuberculosis Combining care delivery and research leads to better treat for resistant tuberculosis in challenging settings. Credit: Jean-Pierre Amigo / endTB New treatment regimens for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) have shown early …

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      Tuberculosis vaccine research could benefit the elderly and diabetics

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      Tuberculosis vaccine research could benefit the elderly and diabetics Tuberculosis vaccine research could benefit the elderly and diabetics Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study of older mice with type 2 diabetes has yielded highly promising results for researchers investigating potential new vaccines for tuberculosis (TB). A team of researchers from …

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        New cell profiling method could speed tuberculosis drug discovery

        New cell profiling method could speed TB drug discovery

        New cell profiling method could speed tuberculosis drug discovery New cell profiling method could speed tuberculosis drug discovery A medical illustration of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria. Credit: CDC/ Alissa Eckert; James Archer A new technology that combines high throughput imaging and machine learning could speed discovery of drugs to fight …

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          Team develops an approach to facilitate the diagnosis of tuberculosis as cause of death

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          Team develops an approach to facilitate the diagnosis of tuberculosis as cause of death Team develops an approach to facilitate the diagnosis of tuberculosis as cause of death Scanning electron micrograph of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, which cause TB.  Credit: NIAID The molecular test ‘Xpert Ultra’ combined with a minimally invasive autopsy technique …

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            Testing tuberculosis vaccine combinations for COVID-19

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            Testing tuberculosis vaccine combinations for COVID-19 Testing tuberculosis vaccine combinations for COVID-19 Credit: National Cancer Institute Researchers at the University of Sydney and Centenary Institute are repurposing an existing tuberculosis vaccine to see if it can be used in a new way against COVID-19 to develop a novel vaccine. The …

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              Indonesia should explore whether tuberculosis vaccine BCG can protect against COVID-19

              Indonesia should explore whether tuberculosis vaccine BCG can protect against COVID-19

              Indonesia should explore whether tuberculosis vaccine BCG can protect against COVID-19 Indonesia should explore whether tuberculosis vaccine BCG can protect against COVID-19 BCG is a weakened live bacteria (Mycobacterium bovis). It prompts the immune system to prepare to fight off future infection. Credit: www.shutterstock.com Researchers are investigating whether the anti-turberculosis …

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                Tuberculosis bacteria persist longer in groups

                Together they stay alive longer

                Tuberculosis bacteria persist longer in groups Tuberculosis bacteria persist longer in groups Credit: Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS) The tuberculosis pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis can protect itself better when combined and thus stay alive longer in the air. This was the result of a study by the Leibniz Research Alliance …

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