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TB cases triple in New-Delhi

There is drastic increase in number of TB cases the number has risen almost three times in the national capital. According to MCD report 19,865 TB positive cases were reported in 2007 as compared to 6,146 in 2006.TB cases have gone up due to over crowding and discontinuation of medicine. People who have been treated for TB are getting infected once again and the reporting mechanism of TB has improved. That is a lot of people are getting diagnosed in the early stages.The 65,305 new cases are of people showing clinical symptoms of TB and who are referred for further examination.


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