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TB Wars: Why We Need a Tuberculosis Vaccine (Explained by Whiteboard Animation)

Should people in developed nations be concerned about completely drug-resistant tuberculosis? Ph.D. student Steve Kennedy says yes. Using whiteboard animation, he explains why TB has made a deadly comeback, decades after scientists thought they had conquered it. Steve’s research, conducted in the lab of Steven Porcelli, M.D., focuses on creating a vaccine against TB. Dr. Porcelli is chair of microbiology & immunology at Einstein. Major funding for his research is provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. (July 05, 2016)
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