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Hospital staff protest after nurse dies of TB

Earlier, she was under treatment in a private clinic but had to stop it mid-way after facing financial problems.

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A year on, BMC yet to begin probe on rising TB deaths

In 2014, the BMC reported 1,351 deaths due to the air-borne infection as opposed to 6,589 deaths reported through tabulation of all death certificates.


TB drug resistance weaker than feared, survey suggests

WHO projections put incidence at 12 per cent, survey hints at 9 per cent.

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Tackling TB: It leaves a person with depression, no energy, recalls survivor

Of all the ills that kill the poor, none is as lethal as the bad govt: Experts

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Tackling the TB threat: Lack of manpower, labs weaken fight against disease

Key post of state TB officer technically vacant, doctors sourced from other departments.

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Attempts to locate kin fail, cops bury minor TB patient who died

Shamshad was admitted at Sewri TB hospital on March 24 after tests confirmed TB infection in his chest. A week later, he succumbed to the infection.

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Tackling the TB threat: Old disease back, drug-resistant & deadlier

Has claimed 75 lives in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad since 2012.

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Muslim women remain at high risk of TB infection, say doctors

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Short film shows how she fought TB for six years… and won

The eight-minute film chronicles the challenges that Deepti Chavan, now a lawyer, faced while combating Tuberculosis.


BMC launches e-voucher service for TB patients wanting treatment in private hospitals

Patients can now get chest X-rays, drug resistance test and first line TB treatment free of cost.


Mahim tailor’s battle against TDR-TB ends, declared cured

This is a rare case of recovery from TDR-TB, perhaps only the second in India.


Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation ropes in Bachchan as its brand ambassador for campaign against TB

On Sunday, the actor along with state CM and Shiv Sena chief will kick off the mission at J W Marriott hotel.


‘Mortality rate due to pneumonia, diarrhoea down’

A study says deaths due to hypertensive heart disease and suicide have increased in the country


Tuberculosis, heart disease top causes of death in India: report

Worldwide, ischemic heart disease, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) claimed the most lives.


The hidden costs of free care

The case of tuberculosis shows free healthcare services alone will not be enough to address the disease