Hi-tech TB treatment offers hope in India

Nano patch could help alleviate tuberculosis epidemic that kills about 300,000 people per year in country.

    Tuberculosis is still a major killer in India, despite a widespread control programme. According to the World Health Organisation, about 300,000 people die every year from the disease.

    But a new hi-tech treatment, involving a nano patch, has been developed and could help save more lives in the country.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from Mumbai.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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