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After years of neglect, growing attention to TB in children in Asia Pacific

Sep 3, 2015 10:01:41 PM - asiantribune.com
Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service - CNS

TB is a neglected disease, killing 1.5 million people each year. But perhaps the most neglected group of TB patients is the estimated 550,000 million children or more, who suffer from the disease each year. TB is commonly passed from adults to children and is among the top 10 causes of illness and death among children, killing more than 80,000 each year.

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