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MSF Publishes Significant Findings From the Field on Drug-Resistant TB: Public Health Watch
These landmark results are from a field study assessing the safety and efficacy of combination therapy with delamanid and bedaquiline in the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis.
WHO Launches New Guidance On Cryptococcal Meningitis
At CROI 2018, the World Health Organization released updated guidelines for cryptococcal disease in HIV-infected adults.
Dolutegravir Effective and Well-Tolerated in HIV/TB Co-Infected Adults
Study results revealed that dolutegravir appears to be effective and well-tolerated in HIV/tuberculosis (TB) co-infected adults also receiving rifampin-based TB therapy.
New Approaches to Understanding TB Can Help Inform Development of Better Vaccine
Better understanding of the pathogenesis of tuberculosis can help inform the development of a new, effective vaccine.
2018-2019 Flu Vaccine Strains Recommended by FDA
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has weighed in on the strains to be included in the 2018-2019 influenza vaccine.
First Global Estimate Reveals 1.8 Million Young Adults Develop TB Annually
The first global estimate of tuberculosis (TB) rates among young people find that about 1.8 million individuals in this age group develop the disease each year.
Oral Influenza Vaccine Produces Favorable Results in Phase 2 Trial
The results of the trial revealed that the tablet reduced the rate of infection with influenza by 48%.
NIAID Announces Plan to Make Universal Flu Vaccine A Reality
The institute has made the development of the vaccine “one of its highest priorities.”
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.