Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacteria

Over 6 Lakh Children Develop TB Every Year, India Tops List - New Report

Dr Peter Dodd from the University of Sheffield, UK and colleagues analysed prevalence of TB in 22 countries with a high burden of the disease and found that nearly 6, 50,000 children develop TB every year, nearly 25 percent higher than the 2012 (5, 30,000) WHO estimate. India had the highest childhood TB burden in the whole world. Jul 9, 2014