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PM Modi says India will eradicate TB five years ahead of global target

PM Modi says India will eradicate TB five years ahead of global target

PM Modi says India will eradicate TB five years ahead of global target
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By CNBCTV18.COMMar 14, 2018 5:01:20 AM IST (Published)

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Relatives braid the hair of an Indian woman suffering from tuberculosis, admitted at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital at Ram Nagar in Varanasi, India, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a campaign to fast-track the India's response to tuberculosis, which is now the world's leading infectious killer. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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Relatives stand beside an Indian patient suffering from tuberculosis, admitted at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital at Ram Nagar in Varanasi, India, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a campaign to fast-track the India's response to tuberculosis, which is now the world's leading infectious killer. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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Senior chest physician A.K. Upadhaya looks at X-ray results of a patient suspected to have tuberculosis (TB), at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital at Ram Nagar in Varanasi, India, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a campaign to fast-track the India's response to tuberculosis, which is now the world's leading infectious killer. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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Indian man Bangari Babu, 46 suffering from tuberculosis sits on a wheel chair during his visit at the Government TB hospital in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a campaign to fast-track the India's response to tuberculosis, which is now the world's leading infectious killer. (AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.)

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An Indian tuberculosis patient, shows his X-ray at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital at Ram Nagar in Varanasi, India, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a campaign to fast-track the India's response to tuberculosis, which is now the world's leading infectious killer. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, shakes hands with World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as Nigerian Health Minister Isaac Folorunso Adewole, center, looks on during the inauguration of the End TB Summit in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Modi on Tuesday launched a campaign to fast-track the India's response to tuberculosis, which is now the world's leading infectious killer. (AP Photo)

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A doctor examines Indian man Mohammed Shabbier Ansari suffering from tuberculosis (TB) during his visit at the Government TB hospital in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a campaign to fast-track the India's response to tuberculosis, which is now the world's leading infectious killer. (AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.)

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