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As part of Maharashtra drive, BMC detects 170 tuberculosis, 36 leprosy cases in two weeks
eMediNexus Editorial,  28 October 2019
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MUMBAI: In a special drive to detect tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy directly from the community, BMC detected over 170 TB and 36 leprosy cases in two weeks, indicating that many people are unaware and living with the symptoms. Over 1,000 were found with symptoms of oral, breast and cervical cancer.

The civic body had carried out the integrated drive as part of a larger state-wide programme from September 23 to October 9… (ET Healthworld – TNN, October 28, 2019)

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