Category Archives: Research and Development

Ebola vaccine candidate safety study to launch next week at NIH

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The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will begin human testing of a vaccine candidate to prevent Ebola virus disease at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD, next week, seeking information on the safety and effectiveness in prompting an immune system response of the investigational product. The product was […]

Xpert use reduced wait for treatment, study shows, but health system, patient challenges remain barriers to full benefits

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The demand for, and the promise of, quick accurate tools to diagnose tuberculosis, and to discover resistance to basic TB treatments, are based on a simple and seemingly irrefutable premise. Such tools, it has been pointed out, make early and effective treatment possible, benefiting both patients and public with faster and more frequent cures, and […]