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A New Weapon in the Fight against HIV/TB Co-Infection

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New results from a tuberculosis vaccine trial indicate that the Mycobacterium vaccae (MV) was effective in preventing TB among people with HIV. Given that TB is the No. 1 killer of people with HIV in the developing world, this could be a major advance in the battle against these synergistic scourges. In the seven-year study […]

Duke/Tanzania HIV Partnership Responds to Other Pressing Health Concerns

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This post is by Center Director Christine Lubinski, who attended the Sept. 14-15 conference at the NIH of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health. This is her final post from the session. If the Obama Administration needs a blueprint for integrated global health care as it fleshes out its Global Health Initiative, this Duke/Tanzania collaboration might […]