TB vaccine http://news.stlpublicradio.org en SLU Researchers Working Toward Finding New TB Vaccine http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slu-researchers-working-toward-finding-new-tb-vaccine <p>The World Health Organization has declared tuberculosis a global health emergency.</p><p>There is already a TB vaccine given to infants in countries other than the United States &nbsp;but it was developed more than sixty years ago.&nbsp; That vaccine protects babies from the worst forms of TB but it does not protect adolescents and adults from a type of tuberculosis which accounts for most cases of the disease.</p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 21:10:25 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 7115 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SLU Researchers Working Toward Finding New TB Vaccine