The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi50° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo31° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi43° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo31° Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo28° Chance Rain then Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi41° Chance Showers

Saturday Night

Lo27° Snow Showers Likely

Sunday

Hi39° Chance Rain/Snow

Sunday Night

Lo25° Slight Chance Snow Showers

NIH gives Seattle lab $16.6M to study TB

Send to Kindle
Print This

Tuberculosis infects a third of the world’s population, but less than 10 percent of those people actually get sick - a characteristic that has long puzzled researchers.

Seattle BioMed, a nonprofit that focuses on infectious-disease research, received a $16.6 million grant Thursday from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how tuberculosis goes from latent infection to disease. Eventually, researchers hope to predict which carriers will become ill.

Public Health Seattle - King County says there are fewer than…

View my options or Sign in