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Finding therapeutic way to eradicate tuberculosis of the brain

Tuberculosis is one of oldest infectious disease in the world. It is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis, where it infects primarily the lung. Millions of individuals are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Even though we are

Why does BCG fail to protect against tuberculosis?

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) is the microbe that causes tuberculosis (TB), a disease that kills one human every 18 seconds. In the last 80 years, only one vaccine has proven somewhat effective at preventing the development of TB