Aeras congratulates Dr. William Foege, who today will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his influential career in global health.
Rhea Coler, Vice President of Preclinical Biology at the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) and Robert Walker, Vice President of Clinical Development at Aeras co-author an opinion piece at the South African Broadcasting Corporation's website.
John Donnelly writes for the Global Post about a new partnership between nonprofits and mining companies that could save thousands of lives.
A new document titled "Tuberculosis Vaccines: A Strategic Blueprint for the Next Decade" highlights the key questions that need to be answered in order to develop new TB vaccines and quickly and efficiently as possible.
Earlier this week, 12 cases of virtually incurable tuberculosis strains were reported at a hospital in India. The emergence of what many people are calling "totally drug-resistant tuberculosis (TDR TB)" is a frightening global health threat since these strains could spread.