WHO calls upon interested pharmaceutical companies to consider developing new TB vaccines

WORLD – In an open letter, Dr. Tereza Kasaeva, director, WHO Global TB Programme, addressed the need to have a vaccine that is functional to adults and adolescents as well. Dr. Tereza has challenged the need for political commitments to be increase as it was the case for the development of COVID-19 vaccines. WHO is also joining partners, civil society and affected people & communities around the world in calling for increased and sustained investments in TB vaccine development. The only existing vaccine, BCG was developed in 1921, 100 years…

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