TB News

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.


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.


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.