India  /  Published 15.10.21

TB: 13% rise in deaths in 2020

Tuberculosis killed 504,000 people in India in 2020, a 13 per cent increase over the previous year, the World Health Organisation said in a report released on Thursday, flagging a global reversal of p...
By G.S. Mudur

India  /  Published 17.07.21

Centre: Covid survivors prone to TB

Covid-19 can make a person more susceptible to developing active tuberculosis as it is an "opportunistic" infection like black fungus but currently there is not enough evidence to suggest TB...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Dual challenge for India's healthcare system

Exclusion is not uncommon in India’s healthcare system. Worryingly, this kind of exclusion has been exacerbated by the pandemic. A pertinent example to illustrate this point would be the slowing...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 13.07.21

How Covid-19 hampered TB eradication drive

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.03.21

Plea for TB drug generic production

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 25.12.20

Workplace policy for TB notified

Jharkhand has become the first state in the country to notify a workplace policy on tuberculosis (TB). The feat assumes significance for India, which leads the world in TB cases, according to WH...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

People  /  Published 03.12.20

From daring to dream to busting myths

myth and stigma around tuberculosis in the country, tennis ace Sania Mirza chats with The Telegraph on the year that’s been, what she misses most about being on court and what she would like to ...
By Priyanka Roy 

Health  /  Published 14.10.20

A fall is dangerous

Q. I hit my toe on the door. The CT scan showed a small hairline crack. The surgeon just taped  the toe with the adjacent one. This is called “buddy taping” and usually is all that i...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Opinion  /  Published 17.11.18

Waste not, want not

Sir — It was worrying to learn that poor diet is a greater threat to public health across the world than dangerous diseases like malaria, tuberculosis and measles. This finding was published in a re...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 02.06.19

Cured TB patients run risk of lung disease: Study

Many patients who have successfully completed treatment for tuberculosis may continue to display poor lung function and face the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a study in India ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.