India’s Nationwide TB Survey To Show Extent Of Drug-Resistant Cases; Data To Be Released By Year-End

Reuters: India to release results of nationwide TB survey by year-end
“India, which has the world’s largest number of tuberculosis patients, plans to release the results of its first-ever survey mapping the prevalence of drug-resistant TB by December, two senior government officials said. The data is keenly awaited as it would show the extent to which patients in India have developed resistance to existing TB medicines…” (Siddiqui, 3/7).