Genetics of drug resistant TB unravelled

A new method of analyzing whole genome sequences of TB has helped identify 39 new genes linked to the disease`s elevated drug resistance.

Tuberculosis declared ‘notifiable disease’

After the stupendous success in Polio eradication, the government appears to have set its eyes on Tuberculosis (TB) as it has been declared a notifiable disease. Implying: from now on, any institution/hospital, government or private, which detects a new tuberculosis patient, will have to inform the government about the case and the kind of treatment given.

Central team examines Drug Resistant TB cases in Mumbai

Even as a Union Health Ministry team of doctors ascertains facts and starts analysis of reported cases of drug resistant Tuberculosis in Mumbai, the Ministry has taken objection to terming such cases as Totally Drug Resistant (TDR).

Central team examines Drug Resistant TB cases in Mumbai

Even as a Union Health Ministry team of doctors ascertains facts and starts analysis of reported cases of drug resistant Tuberculosis in Mumbai, the Ministry has taken objection to terming such cases as Totally Drug Resistant (TDR).

Govt probes drug resistant TB cases in Mumbai

The health ministry Tuesday sent a team to Mumbai to ascertain facts about the new development.

Govt probes drug resistant TB cases in Mumbai

The health ministry Tuesday sent a team to Mumbai to ascertain facts about the new development.