Nearly 1 in 6 TB patients undetected: expert Health

Nearly 1 in 6 TB patients undetected: expert

About 126,000 people have tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam, but fewer than 106,000 have received treatment, while the others are undetected and sometimes unaware of their status, said Director of the Hanoi-based Central Pulmonology Hospital Nguyen Viet Nhung.
Increase in drug-resistant TB in southwest Health

Increase in drug-resistant TB in southwest

An increase in the number of resistant-TB cases has occurred in the southwestern region of Vietnam, according to the head of the region’s national TB prevention and control office.