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At nine deaths an hour, TB is winning in India’s largest state

India loses on average of 1,150 lives every day to tuberculosis (TB), according to data compiled by the World Health Organisation (WHO). In 2016 alone, over 430,000 Indians succumbed to it. Disease control policies do not appear to be helping, however. Many sufferers lack access to treatment and disappear off the medical radar, making it […]