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Disease Control Implications of India’s Changing Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Epidemic

Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) is a major health challenge in India that is gaining increasing public attention, but the implications of India’s evolving MDR TB epidemic are poorly understood.

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Incidence and risk factors for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in Delhi region

India has the maximum burden of tuberculosis (TB) in the world. World Health Organization (WHO) estimated 8.7 million incident cases and 12 million prevalent cases worldwide in 2011. India and China accounted for almost 40% of the world’s TB cases.

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