The TB Vaccine Mysteriously Protects Against Lots of Things. Now We Know Why

The TB Vaccine Mysteriously Protects Against Lots of Things. Now We Know Why

When babies in the African countries of Guinea Bissau and Uganda received the tuberculosis vaccine, something extraordinary happened. Instead of the vaccine only protecting against the target bacteria, Myocbacterium tuberculosis – The tuberculosis vaccine offered broad protection against a range of unrelated infections, including respiratory infections and serious complications such as sepsis. Australian researchers have …

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