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Wall Street Journal Blog Examines India’s Efforts To Detect, Treat TB

The Wall Street Journal’s “Real Time India” blog reports on India’s efforts to diagnose and treat tuberculosis (TB). “In 2012, about 1.46 million of the estimated 2.2 million TB cases in India, including drug-resistant strains, were [recorded] under India’s government program, down from 1.51 million in the year 2011, according to the annual report of the government’s TB program,” the blog writes, adding, “The rest weren’t diagnosed at all or were treated by private doctors but the government wasn’t notified” (Shah/Anand, 10/25).