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Towards host-directed therapies for tuberculosis

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The treatment of tuberculosis is based on combinations of drugs that directly target Mycobacterium tuberculosis. A new global initiative is now focusing on a complementary approach of developing adjunct host-directed therapies.

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Zumla, A., Chakaya, J., Hoelscher, M. et al. Towards host-directed therapies for tuberculosis. Nat Rev Drug Discov 14, 511–512 (2015).

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