India TB Report 2021 Current Affairs, GK & News

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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India TB Report 2021- Highlights

India TB Report 2021 was published recently. According to it, India reported a 24% year-on-year fall in registration of tuberculosis cases in 2020. Key Findings Amid the covid-19 pandemic-led disruptions and lockdowns, an estimated 18.05 lakh TB cases were registered in India. Report also found that, between January and February 2020, registrations of TB increased ..

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