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A novel way to tackle tuberculosis

Every 15 seconds a person dies from TB. We lack an effective vaccine, and current drugs are limited in their usefulness because of resistance in certain strains of mycobacteria. Big pharma is struggling to synthesise new and effective drugs. OIBC will search for these in plants - botanical specimens, not chemical installations.

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