Today is the anniversary of the announcement of the discovery of the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Sir Dr. Robert Koch. This day is commemorated as world TB day. The theme for this year is “it’s time.” On this occasion, various programs and events are organized around the world. It’s an opportunity to create public awareness of this disease.
What you can do? If you find any person coughing for more than two weeks then, please direct him to the nearest health care center. It could be the symptoms of TB. TB is curable. In India, the TB treatment is provided free of cost at all health center.