A grand total of 2.15 million cases of tuberculosis (TB) were reported in 2018, an increase of 17% of 1.8 million cases in 2017. Per the report, the sustained efforts of the government of India towards TB control have led to an unprecedented increase in TB notifications and improvements in diagnostics.
Health emergencies have been met with a cycle of neglect and panic for far too long – an method that is putting everyone one of us at growing risk. Governments across the globe must start thinking and planning ahead and significantly boost funding at the community, national, and international level.
Infectious diseases continue to cause huge amoutn of death and disability in developing countries. Increasing access to appropriate treatment and screening for infectious diseases could have a major impact on relieving the burden of such diseases.