India President Says Controlling TB In Country Necessary For Global Control

News outlets report on India President Pranab Mukherjee’s comments on tuberculosis (TB) control in India.

ANI/News Track India: Global Tuberculosis control unattainable without controlling TB in India: Mukherjee
“President Pranab Mukherjee today said that global tuberculosis control is unattainable without controlling the incidence of the disease in India…” (2/23).

PNI/Zee News: President appeals for eradicating TB from country
“President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday reminded the country of its success in eradicating polio as he expressed confidence that the ‘scourge’ of tuberculosis, which kills one person every two minutes in the country, could be wiped out…” (2/23).