Infectious diseases making comeback

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017

PETALING JAYA: Every year, more people die of tuberculosis (TB) than from dengue and HIV-related complications.

There were 1,945 TB deaths from 25,739 cases last year, a 14.7% increase over 1,696 deaths from 24,220 cases in 2015, according to the Health Ministry.

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