Daily Archives: March 20, 2012

New combo drug trial has potential to transform TB treatment

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In the lead up to World Tuberculosis (TB) Day this Saturday, March 24, the TB Alliance announced the launch of a new trial to test a combination drug regimen in patients with drug-sensitive TB as well as patients with multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB – the first time this has ever been done. Called “NC-002,” the eight-week […]

Blueprint toward a TB-free future

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Plan to develop new vaccines could help stop TB in our children’s lifetimes

The following is a guest blog post by Dr. Lucica Ditiu, executive secretary of the Stop TB Partnership, commenting on the newly released document Tuberculosis Vaccines: A Strategic Blueprint for the Next Decade, reflecting the consensus of members of the TB vaccine research and development community to develop new vaccines that could help stop TB in our children’s lifetimes.