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Despite some progress, a new global report on tuberculosis has warned, India is faltering in treating patients, especially those with drug-resistant versions of the disease and under-funding its eradication efforts. The result is that India–with 17.7% of the planet’s population and 27% of its TB patients–is unlikely to meet its target of eliminating tuberculosis by 2025.

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