Daily Archives: May 18, 2010

Prevention you can count on: Progress toward developing vaccines for HIV, TB and Malaria

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This post is by Center Director Christine Lubinski. Researchers outlined progress and challenges in the pursuit of vaccines for the three major infectious disease killers—HIV , tuberculosis and malaria—at a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill Monday. Dr. Hoosen Coovadia, from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, set the tone for this collaborative briefing, […]

Lancet Series Showcases Challenges, Promise in the Fight Against TB

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The Lancet launched a  series of articles on the global tuberculosis epidemic, which claims 1.8 million lives every year. The Lancet articles note that TB is a leading cause of death in people in the most economically productive age-groups. The series highlights scale up of treatment and diagnoses, drug-resistant TB, and HIV/TB co-infection, as well […]