Marcel Behr

World TB Day is held each year on March 24th and aims to build public awareness for tuberculosis. A disease which despite being curable, remains a destructive epidemic in much of the world.

Classified as: McGill University, Marcel Behr, tuberculosis, dick menzies, kevin schwartzman, world tb day 2016
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Published on: 22 Mar 2016

Scientists have announced a small but important step in the development of an effective cattle vaccine to prevent bovine tuberculosis. They have identified a "biomarker" using sophisticated molecular technology that allows them to predict vaccine efficacy. David Williams, chairman of the Badger Trust, which strongly supports vaccination of both cattle and badgers, said: "We welcome this refinement in laboratory technique, part of the progress towards the long-awaited goal of an effective cattle vaccine.

Classified as: Research, bovine, cattle, Marcel Behr, TB, tuberculosis
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Published on: 8 Jan 2013