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Researchers identify how tuberculosis uses precision medicine to trick the immune system.


Tuberculosis is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis and it affects over 12 million people globally. When the bacterium infects a person, the body’s immune response is critical to how the disease will progress; either helping the body fight the bacterium or, if certain key molecules become involved, actually exacerbating the infection. Now, EPFL researchers show how the tuberculosis bacterium

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