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Thursday, July 29, 2021



Pandemic impact: TB case notifications drop 41 pc between January and April in Maharashtra

May 29, 2021 11:13 am

State government data shows that at least 52 per cent of multi-drug resistant TB cases in the state are from Mumbai and 22 per cent are from Thane.

Emergency Room: Promised in budget a year ago, TB patients await ventilator service at Sewri hospital

February 18, 2016 2:45 am

October last year, 14-year-old Nabeel was put on the waiting list as there were no doctors to conduct his surgery.

TB in Mumbai prisons a steadily growing crisis

January 24, 2016 12:53 am

Poor diet, low immunity, overcrowding, mingling of those being treated for TB with other prisoners lead to a vicious cycle.

Suffering from deadly TB strain, man waits for miracle cure, shelter

October 11, 2015 12:53 am

In June, Lagas (18) got admitted to Sewri TB Hospital for treatment.

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

June 24, 2015 12:22 am

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

Despite gruelling battle against TB, teen scores 89% in SSC exam

June 17, 2015 2:59 am

Gali first started taking anti-TB drugs in 2013 when she was diagnosed with the air-borne infection at a private clinic near her house in Pratiksha Nagar, Sion.

Tuberculosis that resists cure

June 12, 2015 5:49 am

An Indian is at the heart of a raging XDR TB scare in the US. ABANTIKA GHOSH describes the battle against the disease in India, its details and contours.

BARC, Sewri hospital for joint study on TB

March 09, 2015 2:16 am

Sewri TB hospital has 1,200 beds and around 1,000 patients of which over 200 are multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) cases.

City hospitals get a shot of manpower as BMC recruits 116 specialist doctors

August 21, 2014 12:35 am

The civic-body appointed 3 psychiatrists for the 1,200-bed Sewri Tuberculosis Hospital to handle patients.

Revolutionary antibiotics to tackle TB

July 22, 2014 4:06 pm

Researchers have found that hydrogen is a key factor that enables mycobacteria to survive oxygen-limitation over long periods.