Pakistan's tuberculosis emergency

Government battling disease that claims nearly 70,000 people every year.

    Pakistan has one of the worst infection rates of tuberculosis (TB) on the planet. Each year, the disease kills nearly two million people worldwide, and 70,000 of them are Pakistanis.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on how the government and international health agencies are trying to improve the situation.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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