By Editor on March 20, 2012
One of the world’s largest not-for-profit biotechs will receive a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation of up to $220 million over five years to develope modern vaccines to combat TB against the backdrop of a significant increase in drug-resistant strains.
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By Editor on March 9, 2012
A young Sierra Leonean woman has made a trip back to the African country of her birth as a volunteer onboard the Africa Mercy, a floating hospital operated by Garden Valley, Tx Mercy Ships. She is alive today thanks to a Mercy Ships medical intervention by one of its doctors almost two decades ago.
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