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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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BARC, Sewri hospital for joint study on TB

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

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

Revolutionary antibiotics to tackle TB

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

‘Positive on HIV, India lags behind on TB, malaria front’

Fewer people in India are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria than a decade ago.

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