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Proportion of MDR-TB cases among new cases in India was 2.2% in 2013

New Delhi: According to the Annual WHO Global TB Reports, the estimated proportion of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases among new cases in India has been 2.1 per cent, 2.2 per cent and 2.2 per cent in years 2011, 2012 and 2013, respectively. These proportions are much less than high MDR-TB burden countries, Union Health Minister J P Nadda informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

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