Tuberculosis (TB): How can it be prevented?

Tuberculosis (TB) is an airborne disease that mainly affects your lungs.

World Tuberculosis Day: One million children suffer from TB annually

Notwithstanding the improved medication and the successive efforts by the governments, a new research has revealed that the number of children suffering from tuberculosis (TB) annually has doubled since 2011.

UN chief calls for global solidarity to eradicate TB

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Saturday called for increased global solidarity to eradicate tuberculosis ahead of World Tuberculosis Day March 24.

World Tuberculosis Day is being observed today

The World Tuberculosis Day is being observed on Sunday.

Extremely drug-resistant TB rearing its head in India

India is already grappling with the disease burden of Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) tuberculosis, which manifests when a patient fails to take all the TB medicines exactly as prescribed and misses out some doses.

Tuberculosis: 70% of cases occur in age group of 15-54 years

World Tuberculosis Day, which is marked every year on March 24, commemorates Dr Robert Koch’s discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB).