Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 3rd, 1996
The vaccine, if proven effective in further tests, could help stop the spread of TB, which causes three million deaths annually worldwide. The breakthrough was discussed at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 19-23, 1996.
"The biggest advantage of using a sub-unit vaccine is that it does not produce the positive skin test after you've been given it," said researcher Susan...
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