In this video, McGill Global Health Programs Director Dr. Madhukar Pai explains why is TB a relevant issue in 2015.
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WORLD TB DAY: McGill International TB Centre Director Marcel A. Behr reminds us that tuberculosis affects and kills millions, and that Canada is affected. Read the op-ed here. Learn more about World TB day here.
McGill University physicist Aashish Clerk and epidemiologist Madhukar Pai are among the inaugural members named today to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
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.