Humanity's war against germs is a constant arms race. The trick is to stay in front of the germs by researching and developing new treatments as the old ones start to fail.
Check out this interactive infographic from our friends at Aeras on their work to produce more effective vaccines against tuberculosis.
October 17, 2012, Washington, DC – Today the World Health Organization released new data on the global TB epidemic. While the report highlights some welcome successes, it also projects a $2-3 annual gap in funding for TB through 2013. The report also documents a $1.4 billion annual gap in funding for research and development of new drugs, diagnostics and a vaccine.
How do you visualize TB? Check out this infographic from our friends at MSF
Vaccines are powerful. But there also rather high maintenance. Building off of our earlier blog on vaccine innovations, another university engineering student was awarded for his human-powered refrigerator system which could help developing countries safely distribute vaccines to the most remote and underserved populations - to the children who need them the most.