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TIRUVANNAMALAI: Tuberculosis manifests in 60 per cent of AIDS patients, according to Deputy Director of Medical Services (TB), Tiruvannamalai, K. Jayaraman. He was speaking at a seminar on ‘HIV-TB associate infection’ organised by Field Publicity Office, Vellore, and District TB Centre, Tiruvannamalai, at Divya College of Education in Chetput, Tiruvannamalai, on Wednesday. Dr. Jayaraman said 40 per cent of the population had the mycobacterium causing tuberculosis in India. But tuberculosis manifests only in those who have less immunity.

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