Year: 2013

Why we urgently need a new, effective TB vaccine

Aeras is a non-profit biotech organization, whose Mission is to drive and support research for a new, effective vaccine against TB. The organization has created and published a wonderful series of documentary short-films about TB, drug resistance and the urgent

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Tuberculosis is simply too expensive to ignore!

A new study published by the University Medical Hospital Schleswig-Holstein uncovered that treating TB in Europe could cost between €10,000 and €170,000, depending on the level of drug resistance. Furthermore, the study determined that the annual economic burden of the

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Finally something new after 50 years

After 50 years without notable progress in the field of TB medication something is finally happening. The German business nwespaper Handelsblatt offers a good, short review of the latest developments a few days ago. Below is and excerpt and the

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Experiences of a TB patient…from our part of the world

Today’s blog entry is the story of a Tuberculosis patient, who generously offered to share her experience with us in support of our outreach work and to strengthen the general awareness about TB. At the same time, our patient represents

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Out of sight, out of mind…only to return stronger.

Here is a detailed article about TB and drug resistance, which describes the seriousness of the disease in Europe: Tuberculosis – an old plague comes back stronger 25.02.13 @ 09:07 Over the course of two weeks in 2011, Stefan Radut

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