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Mira Bhayandar: MBMC finds 224 tuberculosis and 12 leprosy cases in fresh survey amid COVID-19 pandemic

Mira Bhayandar: MBMC finds 224 tuberculosis and 12 leprosy cases in fresh survey amid COVID-19 pandemic

The health department of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) under the leadership of civic chief Dr Vijay Rathod has detected...Read More

Pune: PMC kicks off campaign for Tuberculosis and Leprosy; appeals residents to get tested

Pune: PMC kicks off campaign for Tuberculosis and Leprosy; appeals residents to get tested

Amidst its battle with COVID-19 pandemic, the Pune Municipal Corporation has kicked off a joint campaign for the prevention of Tuberculos...Read More

NMMC kicks off a campaign for Tuberculosis and Leprosy

NMMC kicks off a campaign for Tuberculosis and Leprosy

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) kicked off a joint campaign for the prevention of Tuberculosis and Leprosy on Tuesday. The c...Read More

COVID-19 shocker: Probe report on decomposed body found at TB hospital loo delayed

COVID-19 shocker: Probe report on decomposed body found at TB hospital loo delayed

BMC claims the probe report will be submitted soon

Matter of research why TB patients have no corona, says expert

Matter of research why TB patients have no corona, says expert

On the other hand, the gas victims who have acute respiratory problems contracted corona and even died.

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Hospitals to check virus-cured for TB

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Hospitals to check virus-cured for TB

Mumbai: All private and public hospitals have been asked to follow up on patients who have recovered from Covid-19 to check for signs of ...Read More

Tuberculosis and Polio vaccines being considered to fight COVID-19

Tuberculosis and Polio vaccines being considered to fight COVID-19

Washington: As the world waits for the coronavirus vaccine, scientists, in meantime, are evaluating two tried-and-true vaccines for Tuber...Read More

No interim bail for murder accused 
suffering from TB

No interim bail for murder accused suffering from TB

The prosecution had also earlier opposed bail plea on grounds that the offence is serious and if he is released on bail he may threaten ...Read More

In May, 23 suspected tuberculosis patients turned out to be Covid-19 positive

In May, 23 suspected tuberculosis patients turned out to be Covid-19 positive

Twenty-three suspected tuberculosis patients have tested positive for corona in the last one month at the TB hospital in Sewri, four of w...Read More

Maha govt gives go-ahead to use TB testing machines for early diagnosis of COVID-19 patients

Maha govt gives go-ahead to use TB testing machines for early diagnosis of COVID-19 patients

This comes after the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) approved the use of these devices for coronavirus screening tests. However...Read More

Dear Chetan Bhagat, coronavirus isn't tuberculosis, please stop drawing dangerous conclusions for RTs

Dear Chetan Bhagat, coronavirus isn't tuberculosis, please stop drawing dangerous conclusions for RTs

On Tuesday, author Chetan Bhagat shared an interesting tweet where he drew parallels between the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 and tubercul...Read More

Novel blood test can predict onset of TB

Novel blood test can predict onset of TB

Washington: A technique for holding your breath for over five minutes has been discovered by researchers that can be used as a potential ...Read More

Now, faster & accurate blood test for TB

Now, faster & accurate blood test for TB

Boston: Researchers have developed a faster and ultrasensitive blood-based test to accurately diagnose active tuberculosis (ATB), that co...Read More

Resident doctors stop working at TB hospital in fear of getting infected

Resident doctors stop working at TB hospital in fear of getting infected

Mumbai: Civic-run Sewri Tuberculosis (TB) Hospital has been facing a shortage of staff and resident doctors due to which major surgeries ...Read More

Indore: 8 villages of district declared TB-FREE

Indore: 8 villages of district declared TB-FREE

Along with being number one in cleanliness, Indore has also become number one in controlling tuberculosis. As many as eight villages of I...Read More

Mumbai: Warrior walks the extra mile to help TB, HIV patients

Mumbai: Warrior walks the extra mile to help TB, HIV patients

Mumbai: A 35-year-old Mumbaikar has been a source of inspiration for the HIV-AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency...Read More

India reduced TB deaths in HIV people

India reduced TB deaths in HIV people

United Nations: India achieved an 84 per cent reduction in tuberculosis deaths among people living with HIV by 2017, the highest recorded...Read More

46 pc Indian kids die of communicable diseases

46 pc Indian kids die of communicable diseases

Toronto: Communicable diseases like pneumonia and tuberculosis accounted for over 46 per cent of preventable deaths in children aged 5-14...Read More

New TB drug may shorten treatment time for patients: Study

New TB drug may shorten treatment time for patients: Study

Washington: A new experimental antibiotic for tuberculosis (TB) may be more effective than isoniazid, a decades-old drug which is current...Read More

Vitamin D helps treat lethal drug-resistant TB: Study

Vitamin D helps treat lethal drug-resistant TB: Study

Washington D.C.: A new study now finds that Vitamin D speeds up the clearance of tuberculosis (TB) bacteria from the lungs of people with...Read More

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