Nagercoil: One person dies of tuberculosis (TB) every 90 seconds and India has three-fourth of TB cases in the world, according to collector B. Jothi Nirmala. Presiding over the World Tuberculosis Day here on Friday she said that TB was the most common communicable disease. World over agencies were focusing on its prevention by creating awareness among the public and health workers. Deputy Director (health) Madhusoodanan, Joint Director Sahul Hameed and others spoke.

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