Mumbai’s Sewri hospital is Asia’s largest hospital for TB treatment but for the past three months it has become a deathbed for many as docs refuse to operate cases. A report in DNA says that almost 10 people die every day at
March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day.
When the chest pain and racking cough of tuberculosis patient Asha (31) refused to subside even after six months of treatment, the doctor got her sputum tested again - only to find that she
You suffer from a nasty cold with a stuffy nose. What do you do? Most probably you take antibiotics, little aware of the fact that you are contributing to a major crisis! Thinking how the two are connected? Ever since their
Multiple drug-resistant (MDR) TB has claimed 83 lives in Mumbai this year. Recently 2011 CBSE class XII topper Shreeram Radhakrishnan was a victim to it. With his death, the focus has returned to the increasing number of MDR-TB
On the eve of the World TB day on the 24th of March, the WHO announced that there were 63,000 Multi-drug resistant TB cases in India till 2010. However, the Government has contested these numbers saying that there are only 10,267