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    Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Cases May Spike in India By 2040

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Cases May Spike in India By 2040

A new study has found that India could witness an alarming spike in cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the next two decades. According to the study, published in the prestigious

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    Success of TB Treatment in India Could be Lower Than Reported, Why That Matters

Success of TB Treatment in India Could be Lower Than Reported, Why That Matters

Only 73 per cent of one kind of tuberculosis (TB) cases registered for treatment were successfully treated, much lower than the government-reported 84 per cent success rate, according to a

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    Sikkim Ranks High on MDR-TB Map

Sikkim Ranks High on MDR-TB Map

Sikkim has become the next big concern on India’s tuberculosis map with 11 percent of new tuberculosis cases in the state found to be multi-drug-resistant (MDR), a figure almost on

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