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TB drugs Policy to be Introduced

Global public health agencies would discuss the Union Health Ministry’s policy on rationing new tuberculosis medicines at a forthcoming meeting in New Delhi. The Hindu had reported that advanced medicines to treat Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (DR-TB) were available for only about 1,000 patients.

Yellow fever virus: Detected in Blood And Urine Samples

The confirmation involved one single patient; Brazilian investigators say it suggests the virus may be contagious for a period which stretches longer than previously thought. Scientists especulate whether the use of urine samples could allow for positive diagnosis in asymptomatic patients, who comprise half of the cases of yellow fever's infection.