Tag Archives: TB

50 TB cases in one month, could increase fast – 12 cases of deaths recorded

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: There are 50 patients suffering from tuberculosis (TB) in Kuwait and they are receiving treatment from the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center in Sabah specialized medical zone, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed sources from the health sector. They explained that 27 male and 23 female patients suffering from …

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India TB survivor helps patients tackle society, sex and stigma

MUMBAI, Feb 26 – On her train commute to work in Mumbai, Nandita Venkatesan logs on to Facebook to check the many messages she receives every day from young tuberculosis (TB) patients. She reads each message carefully: a girl wondering whether to tell her boyfriend that she has TB, another …

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48 Kuwaitis among 411 TB cases in 2015

KUWAIT CITY, March 24, (KUNA): Some 48 Kuwaitis are among 411 people diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) in 2015, a senior Health Ministry official said on Thursday. The ministry’s Public Health Department Director Dr Yousuf Mendakar revealed the figures during a ceremony marking the World Tuberculosis Day, March 24. TB patients …

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Contagious virus was spreading in a private school

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Health (MoH) Sunday denied rumors in social media network that a contagious virus was spreading in a private school. The MoH quickly rushed to the school after it heard of the rumor and took some students to Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital for tests, but the pupils, …

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