Australian researchers are confident a new and more effective tuberculosis vaccine could be developed in the next five years.  Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by an infection of mycobacterium tuberculosis and is a leading cause of death worldwide, killing 1.5 million people in 2020 according to the World Health Organization. The Centenary Institute and University of Sydney as well as several international research teams were awarded $19 million to develop and bring a vaccine to the point of human trials. View More