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World Tuberculosis Day: bringing awareness

In an effort to end the global epidemic, the World Health Organisation marks March 24 as World TB Day.

March 24, 2018 03:04 pm | Updated December 04, 2021 10:42 pm IST

 India has a big TB burden, and needs the latest drugs to halt its spread.

India has a big TB burden, and needs the latest drugs to halt its spread.

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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