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10,000 TB cases reported annually

Feb 10, 2011 5:10:13 AM - itnnews.lk

The Health Ministry has said that 10,000 TB patients are reported annually. The disease can be cured within six months through modern medical techniques.

The Minister Maitripala Sirisena expressed these views at the launch of a TB treatment programme at Asiri Hospital in Narahenpita. It is the first time that a private hospital has embarked on treating TB patients.