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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

TB reporting went up in 2021, yet to reach pre-pandemic levels: India TB Report

March 25, 2022 3:10 pm

The community and the government need to come together to fight TB and eliminate TB by the 2025 deadline set by our Prime Minister,” said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on the occasion of World TB Day on Thursday.

2 Bengal districts get Centre’s pat for progress in TB fight

March 25, 2022 4:58 am

“The Government of India has recognised the success of Purba Medinipur and Nadia districts in achieving the goal of TB elimination by 2025,” said Director of Health Services Dr Ajay Chakraborty.

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.

Patients in Sion hospital face delay, no TB tests done since weeks

September 13, 2017 1:33 pm

Patients diagnosed with HIV have to compulsorily undergo TB test because of being at higher risk of contracting the latter. Genexpert is a molecular test for tuberculosis (TB) to detect if a patient has developed resistance to Rifampicin , a drug commonly used in treating TB bacteria in first line of treatment.

Delhi: Waiting in hospital, TB patient dies

September 01, 2017 5:50 am

"An investigation into the case is being conducted and strict action will be taken if any negligence is found. The patient's family has alleged that they were made to wait and this led to his death. There are CCTVs in the hospital premises and all allegations will be looked into,” doctor said

TB drug resistance weaker than feared, survey suggests

July 15, 2015 1:32 am

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

55-year-old patient found burnt to death

April 11, 2012 2:20 am

A 55-year-old tuberculosis patient was found burnt to death on Tuesday morning near Sector 19 post office.