World TB Day: Who is most at risk of getting the deadly disease?

The world is observing World Tuberculosis Day today to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis. TB remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious killers. Each day, nearly 4000 lose their lives to TB

Indus Hospital refutes corruption allegations, terms Global Fund’s report a ‘draft’

KARACHI: Indus Hospital has clarified reports in various sections of the media that it was involved in $4.2 million fraud in a grant to eradicate tuberculosis, calling them “misleading, exaggerated and not based on facts.” A letter by Chief Executive

COVID-19 lockdown risks 1.4 million extra TB deaths: study

LONDON: The global lockdown caused by COVID-19 risks a devastating surge in tuberculosis cases, with nearly 1.4 million additional deaths from the world’s biggest infectious killer by 2025, new research showed. TB, a bacterial infection that normally attacks patients’ lungs,