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Scientists develop new rapid blood test to accelerate TB diagnosis!

Scientists develop new rapid blood test to accelerate TB diagnosis!

Making matters worse, TB bacteria can lurk dormant in a person's lung tissue, often for decades, before spontaneously producing full-blown TB disease that can then spread to others.

India signs WHO's 'call for action', pledging to end TB in South East Asian region by 2030

India signs WHO's 'call for action', pledging to end TB in South East Asian region by 2030

In 2015, TB caused nearly 8,00,000 deaths in the region, while an estimated 4.74 million new cases were reported.

DMK chief Karunanidhi likely to be discharged from hospital today

DMK chief Karunanidhi likely to be discharged from hospital today

DMK president M Karunanidhi undergoing treatment at a hospital for breathing difficulty caused by lung and throat infection.

Former French president Jacques Chirac hospitalised with `lung infection`: Family

Former French president Jacques Chirac, 83, was admitted to hospital on Sunday with a lung infection, his son-in-law said.