Time to eliminate ‘silent killer’ TB, say top scientists

TIGS organised a webinar to mark world TB day 2022 on 31st March, 2022 with dististinguised researchers from across the country.

‘Top scientists from across the country gave a call for putting an end to the prevalence of the ‘silent killer’ called tuberculosis (TB)’.

‘India can show the way to the world by taking up an an early detection programme engaging the communities including voluntary bodies, making use of rapid diagnostic tests and best available therapies, as the incidence is vastly under-reported.’ – Dr. Soumya Swaminathan

Read the full coverage of TIGS webinar below.

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/time-to-eliminate-silent-killer-tb-say-top-scientists/article65278711.ece