South Asia | At nine deaths an hour, TB is winning in India's largest state

At nine deaths an hour, TB is winning in India’s largest state

Low detections, a faulty system of diagnosis and a health department in denial are contributing to an alarming death rate from the disease in India's largest state

January 18, 2018 1:55 PM (UTC+8)
Rambabu, 52, a tuberculosis sufferer, is pictured in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Photo: AFP via Ritesh Shukla / NurPhoto
Rambabu, 52, a tuberculosis sufferer, is pictured in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Photo: AFP via Ritesh Shukla / NurPhoto
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