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World Tuberculosis Day: bringing awareness

India has a big TB burden, and needs the latest drugs to halt its spread.   | Photo Credit: AFP

The incidence rate of tuberculosis (TB) in India is estimated at 200-300 cases per 100,000 population per year. As a comparison, in western Europe it is five per 100,000 per year. Here are some key stories on issues relating to the disease.

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