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Tuberculosis vaccines: Progress and challenges

Abstract:

An effective tuberculosis (TB) vaccine could have a significant impact on the current TB pandemic. The past decade has seen sustained global investment into reaching this goal; currently there are several promising vaccines in clinical trials. Current strategies include the development of an improved bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine to be given at birth and a booster vaccine to be administered after BCG. Here, we describe the current vaccination strategy and review the main issues in nov...

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10.1016/j.tips.2011.06.003

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Journal:
Trends in Pharmacological Sciences
Volume:
32
Issue:
10
Pages:
601-606
Publication date:
2011-10-01
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EISSN:
1873-3735
ISSN:
0165-6147
Source identifiers:
186453
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:186453
UUID:
uuid:89380e66-aa3f-4f13-8aea-2eb2df0782ad
Local pid:
pubs:186453
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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