Researchers have extracted a chemical compound, evybactin, from bacteria living inside nematode, that successfully targets TB causing bacteria.
Bidi smoking cost India US$12.4 billion in ill health and early death in 2017, study shows.
Tuberculosis care in India, where approximately 40 percent of the population is infected, is highly variable and often of poor quality, researchers say.
India has one of the world’s highest tuberculosis prevalence rates, which has a significant impact on both disease transmission and healthcare delivery.
GHIT Fund is ramping up investments for researchers working on antimalarial and tuberculosis drugs and treatments.