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A New Vaccine for Tuberculosis: The Challenges of Development and Deployment

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Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world's leading causes of death due to infection and efforts to control TB would be substantially aided by the availability of an improved TB vaccine. There are currently nine new TB vaccines in clinical development, and the first efficacy trials are due to commence in 2009. There are many complex ethical issues which arise at all stages of TB vaccine development, from the need to conduct trials in developing countries to informed consent and the process of eth...

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10.1007/s11673-009-9153-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Jenner Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Jenner Institute
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Journal:
JOURNAL OF BIOETHICAL INQUIRY
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
219-228
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1872-4353
ISSN:
1176-7529
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uuid:93fdbc8a-f8b0-4b91-b5d7-6380bbc0e516
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41256
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pubs:41256

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