Mumbai: 15th January 2012
The state government has decided to shift patients with totally drug-resistant tuberculosis (TDR-TB) to a sanatorium in Jaysingpur near Maharashtra’s Sangli. A central team of TB experts will assess the patients on Monday before they leave the city. The move taints India’s glorious public health moment: a year without a single polio case. State doctors were busy on Saturday working out quarantine plans to contain one of the worst health disasters—the emergence of totally drug resistant tuberculosis (TDR-TB) in Mumbai.
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