Australian researchers are a step closer to developing a more effective vaccine against tuberculosis based on a novel ‘pulmonary immunisation’ technique. Scientists at the Centenary Institute in Sydney have demonstrated how an influenza-based vaccine can be used to activate CD4+ memory T cells in the lung that are associated with protection against tuberculosis. The work is ...
‘Pulmonary immunisation’ may offer better protection against TB
By Michael Woodhead
4 Sep 2018