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Amid Covid worry, good news announced by govt on tuberculosis: 2 areas TB-free

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Amid Covid worry, good news announced by govt on tuberculosis: 2 areas TB-free

Amid Covid worry, good news announced by govt on tuberculosis: 2 areas TB-free

Even as the nation is struggling against a fresh wave of Covid-19 infections, the Union government announced some good news regarding another disease.

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said that 2 regions in India - the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, and Jammu & Kashmir's Budgam district - have been declared tuberculosis free.

Vardhan was addressing a World Health Organisation meeting on the issue.

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