Photo: Ankur Paliwal

In India’s fight against tuberculosis, diagnostics remains poorly understood

Medical Research
April 15, 2017
India

While India houses the largest number – 27% – of the world’s 10.4 million new TB patients, Mumbai is the epicentre of the disease in the country. The metropolis has many overcrowded slums where about five people share a house like that of Patil’s. Such spaces are ideal for the TB bacteria to spread.

 

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