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Tuberculosis not only affects the lungs, but also women's reproductive health; know more

May 12, 2022 12:14 pm

Female genital tuberculosis (FGTB) takes a toll on the fallopian tubes, uterine lining, ovaries, cervix, and vagina/vulva

Cutting Edge: After Covid, can genome sequencing help identify gene responsible for drug-resistant TB?

April 19, 2022 12:46 pm

Tuberculosis is the leading infectious disease killer in the world and was only recently overtaken by Covid-19. Scientists are keen on exploring whole genome sequencing (WGS) for TB investigation.

Researchers call for real-time tuberculosis data like Covid-19 dashboards

April 04, 2022 6:02 pm

According to a report in the The Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal, Covid-19 has set tuberculosis control efforts back by about a decade.

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 2022: Common myths and facts about the disease

March 24, 2022 6:02 pm

"There is treatment for tuberculosis. If diagnosed and initiated on time and if the patient is compliant to treatment, they do well with anti-TB medication," said Dr Jayalakshmi TK

Tuberculosis being detected among those recovering from Covid-19: Karnataka health minister K Sudhakar

March 24, 2022 7:01 pm

Karnataka health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar suggested that people must undergo a test if any of these symptoms are seen - cough for more than two weeks, fever in the evening, sudden weight loss etc.

World Tuberculosis Day 2022: Symptoms and preventive measures you must know about

March 24, 2022 3:09 pm

"TB control efforts have been disrupted in the country due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic," LM Singh, India MD, Vital Strategies said

World TB Day: WHO recommends shortening treatment duration from six to four months in paediatric non-severe TB cases

March 24, 2022 1:16 pm

The shorter treatment for minimal tuberculosis in children (SHINE) multi-centre trial was conducted at Pune's BJMC , Chennai's NIRT, and other sites in Africa.

Fighting TB with lessons learnt during Covid pandemic

March 24, 2022 8:59 am

It’s time we acknowledge the magnitude of the disease, and work harder at offering individuals equitable healthcare access and resources that the disease warrants


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