Inhaled tuberculosis vaccine may be more effective than injected vaccine

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 13:56 in Health & Medicine

A novel aerosol version of the most common tuberculosis (TB) vaccine, administered directly to the lungs as an oral mist, offers significantly better protection against the disease in experimental animals than a comparable dose of the traditional injected vaccine, researchers report this week (March 12) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).read more

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