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Photo Essay: Tuberculosis a Silent Killer Around the Globe

TB Breeding grounds

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Photo: WHO/David Rochkind

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TB Breeding grounds

 

The inhabitants of the crowded apartment buildings in Mumbai often have poor hygiene and nutrition, which are risk factors for TB.