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NPR Examines Reasons For India’s High TB Mortality

NPR: Why Does India Lead The World In Deaths From TB?
“…Why is India bearing the brunt of [TB] infections? And will the government be able to meet its goal of eliminating tuberculosis by 2025? … ‘A high mortality tells us several things. One is that there is a delay in diagnosis. And that people who get diagnosed aren’t given adequate treatment,’ says Dr. Jennifer Furin, a lecturer at the Harvard Medical School in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine…” (Sachdev, 11/9).

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