Scientists in hot pursuit of first new drug for global killer in 50 years

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 18:35 in Health & Medicine

This World TB Day, researchers in Australia have announced they have made an important discovery that could lead to the first new drug for tuberculosis in almost 50 years. The scientists are looking at the genetics of TB in the hope they will reveal a way to reduce the impact of one of the deadliest diseases in the world.

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