Thursday, June 13, 2024


North East

108 people dead in Mizoram due to TB: Official reports

AIZWAL, MAY 1: A total of 108 people died of Tuberculosis in Mizoram last year, officials said on Wednesday. Blood samples of 17,432 people were tested last year, and of them, 2,272 were found suffering from TB. Of the 2,272 patients, 164 were diagnosed with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), adding that 86% of the patients were successfully treated, while 108 people died. Between January and March this year, a total of 595 people have been diagnosed with TB, out of the 3,761 samples tested. Of them, 38 were diagnosed with...
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