While we have all been engrossed in battling the Covid pandemic, another more traditional killer disease continues to take a heavy toll. I am talking about Tuberculosis or TB that every year kills more people in India than what Covid has done. TB now accounts to close to half a million deaths or annually while Covid since its inception three years has killed a similar number.
Yet while we all look at Covid as a national emergency, we somehow don’t regard the rising cases and deaths by TB as one.
In this episode of Nothing But The Truth, Editorial Director (Publishing) Raj Chengappa deals as to the new dangers that TB poses to us and what India needs to do to eradicate this modern day plague.
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Produced by Anna Priyadarshini
Sound Mix by Nitin Rawat