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Drug resistant tuberculosis


What makes Phantom Plague a fine revelation of a known adversary, the tuberculosis bacteria

July 02, 2022 1:32 pm

In the book, Vidya Krishnan joins the dots between the inaccessibility of drugs, human folly and prejudices that come in the way of clinical care

World Tuberculosis Day 2020: 'Healthy, balanced diet need of the hour'

March 24, 2020 5:27 pm

What should a TB patient's diet comprise of? Find out.

FDA approves new oral three-drug regimen for extensively drug-resistant TB

August 16, 2019 11:19 am

There are 1,14,237 MDR-TB patients globally, of which more than 8,000 are XDR-TB, according to 2018 WHO TB update.

Cases of 'extensively drug-resistant' tuberculosis fall for first time in four years

March 20, 2019 3:46 pm

As per the statistics provided by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the number of XDR cases dipped from 670 in 2017 to 526 in the year 2018.

MDR-TB cases rising in Maharashtra

March 24, 2014 2:13 am

Though tuberculosis is a curable disease, drug-resistant forms are on the rise.

Sewree hospital will get facility for XDR-TB diagnosis

February 20, 2014 12:20 am

Samples were earlier sent to National Tuberculosis Institute, Bangalore, which took around six months to issue reports.


World Tuberculosis Day 2021: All you need to know about the infectious disease

March 24, 2021 10:31 am

World TB Day 2021: The theme of World TB Day 2021 - 'The Clock is Ticking' – conveys the sense that the world is running out of time to act on the commitments to end TB made by global leaders