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TB could kill 75 million people by 2050; Improved treatment methods and vaccines need of the hour

TB could kill 75 million people by 2050; Improved treatment methods and vaccines need of the hour

Alongside HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the leading causes of death in the planet. Nearly, 9 million people and 1 million children suffer from TB according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In the last decade, the advancement in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of TB has brought the mortality rate down, by 47%. Every […] … learn more→

Vaccines and Autism, Part 4

Now, there have been plenty of studies showing a link between vaccines and autism, not that a link means causation. For any statistical study, you can argue something about the methodology invalidates the study. One of the best arguments nullifying these studies isn’t the sample size, it’s the environment. Autism rates are rising, vaccination rates […] … learn more→

After the cull: badger and cattle vaccines are still needed to fight bovine TB

Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is the biggest threat to the livestock industry in England and Wales. At present, bovine TB is still not under control in parts of these countries, and there is no single measure that on its own is likely to change the situation dramatically. Vaccination of cattle or badgers, or both, could make […] … learn more→