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Tuberculosis

Aerosols spread tuberculosis like Covid-19: Study

Researchers from the University of Cape Town presented the study at the 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, being held online between October 19-22.

KTR’s office comes to rescue of TB patient

Mancherial: IT and Industries Minister K T Rama came to the rescue of Durgam Bheemaiah, a daily wage earners and native of Nennal, by...

Editorial: Setback to fight against TB

India has the highest burden, accounting for over 27% of the total cases in the world

100-yr-old TB vaccine may protect elderly against Covid-19: ICMR

Previous studies have reported that BCG vaccination may confer protection against respiratory tract infections, involving viral infections.

Common antibiotic useful in accelerating recovery in TB patients

The study findings were published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Globally, an estimated 10 million people develop tuberculosis (TB) each year and the disease remains a leading cause of death from a single infectious agent.

Studies throw light on how TB destroys lungs and how to protect them

Tuberculosis (TB) is a lung infection that has killed more humans than any other and until last year was the top infectious killer around the world. Globally, an estimated 10 million people develop the disease each year.

No dearth of TB drugs in Telangana

In the last few months, State TB Cell put in efforts to build enough stock for patients across the State

GeneStore to expand product portfolio

Company to initiate mRNA-based vaccine development to treat infectious diseases and genetic disorders

Tuberculosis: Deadly infectious but curable disease

TB infection happens owing to the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Reset vaccination drive

The Centre must shed its rigid policies and allow people of all age groups to get inoculated through hassle-free procedures

90-year-old man abandoned in forest in Bhupalpally

Some local belonging to the Marwari community heard the groans of the old man in the bushes and informed Shyam Prasad, the founder of Amruta Varshini, a voluntary organisation

Tuberculosis vaccine linked to lower risk of contracting Covid-19

In the new study, published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, the research team tested the blood of more than 6,000 healthcare workers for evidence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2.

Sania Mirza set for digital debut as herself in fiction series

A digital spin-off of the TV show "MTV Nishedh", which premiered in January this year, the "self-shot-at-home" series spotlights on the need to raise awareness around TB and throw light on the importance of proper medication

President Kovind inaugurates 71st TB Seal Campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accorded high priority for ending tuberculosis by 2025.

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