Topic: Tuberculosis

Two scientists in a lab

Australia-U.S. team IDs way to curb tuberculosis bacterium growth

With the rise of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and the variable efficacy of the BCG vaccine, the pressure is on to find new ways to combat the lung disease. Scientists from the University of Queensland and the University of California, San Francisco have found a way to curb the growth of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis, highlighting a possible new route for treatments.