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Researchers see encouraging results in development of TB vaccine

  NEW YORK, USA – An experimental vaccine could potentially prevent tuberculosis from developing in adults, marking a milestone in finding new ways to prevent an old disease, researchers said Tuesday, September 25. The vaccine, developed by pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline in partnership with nonprofit TB group Aeras, is designed to protect people already infected by the TB bacteria (also called latent TB) but are not yet sick of it. After a mean follow up of 2.3 years, 10 of the 1,786 adults given two

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