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UNITE4TB completes recruitment for DECISION trial

UNITE4TB—an international public-private partnership aiming to accelerate the development of innovative tuberculosis treatments—has announced the successful completion of participant recruitment for
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New biomarker for predicting side effects of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis therapy

Treatment with Linezolid, an antibiotic that is used against multi-resistant tuberculosis bacteria, leads to adverse drug reactions in around a quarter of patients, including certain nerve disorders
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DZIF promotes podcast on infectious diseases

"Infektiopod", a podcast in German language that has been providing information on human infectious diseases since 2019, is now being funded by the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF). The

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