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65% TB cases in 15-45 age group

According to Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, a staggering 65 percent of the tuberculosis cases are in 15-45 age group in India. This age group is considered as most economically productive population segment. Highlights TB cases among productive population is coupled with the fact that, 58 per cent of the cases are in rural areas. ..

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Government launches door-to-door campaign against TB

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched a door-to-door campaign for 15-days in the country for early diagnosis, detection and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) to eliminate the disease. The campaign has been launched along the lines of anti-polio drive, which had fetched very good result for India and successfully making country free ..

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