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TB Alliance Trumpets New, Improved Drugs at World Health Assembly

Like polio and leprosy, developed countries have long since tamed tuberculosis. But even now, other parts of the world continue to struggle against the disease, with nearly all (98 percent) of TB’s 1.7 million worldwide deaths occurring in developing countries. TB’s high comorbidity with HIV infections has recently added another level of urgency to efforts […]
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A Black Friday in AIDS

Yesterday the hope of “a global AIDS vaccine in our lifetime” was pretty much shattered. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the longtime commander of the US’s wavering war on AIDS, delivered the last nail in the coffin of what had been a bold research and development effort by both Merck and the National Institutes of Health to […]
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Clinton Tinkers With Malaria Market

A team of reporters and camera crews packed into the headquarters of the Clinton Foundation on West 125th Street this afternoon to hear the details of former President Bill Clinton’s plan to tinker with the market for malaria drugs “in a way that has positive implications for the pharmaceutical companies,” he said.
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