Recently, the union government has appointed Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador for its campaign against which disease?

Recently, the union government has appointed Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador for its campaign against which disease?
[A]Swine Flu
[B]Tuberculosis
[C]Hepatitis B
[D]Diabetes

Hepatitis B
Union government has roped in Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador for its campaign against hepatitis B. According to latest World Health Organization (WHO) data, India has over 40 million hepatitis B infected patients (second only to China) and constitutes about 15% of the entire pool of hepatitis B in the world. Every year, nearly 600,000 patients die from HBV infection in the Indian subcontinent.

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  • Keshav Khandelwal
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    The correct answer must be Tuberculosis (TB). Please investigate further.
    Thanks