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Pandemics and lockdown

On March 24, 1882, German microbiologist Dr Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes the dangerous infection that affects your lungs. Kock failed to find a cure and tuberculosis still remains one of the biggest

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,

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