Tuberculosis kills three people a minute as case numbers rise

Tuberculosis kills three people a minute as case numbers rise
 

Tuberculosis is killing more people than thought, yet governments are not doing enough to bring the debilitating infectious disease under control, the World Health Organisation has said.
TB and scarlet fever: why Victorian diseases are making a comeback Read more The latest WHO figures show TB has been taking a much greater toll in India than previously believed and that the number of cases worldwide last year was 10.4m , up from the 9.6m estimated before more detailed investigations were done.
The disease claims the lives of 1.8 million people worldwide each year, not the 1.5 million it... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Guardian
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