Centre launches door-to-door screening for tuberculosis in 5
To detect cases of latent infection, the government has launched a door-to-door screening campaign for tuberculosis (TB).

The Union health ministry has started a campaign to find patients before they develop full-blown TB and put them on preventive treatment. The campaign has been launched in five Indian states, while the official launch will take place in January 2017.

Large-scale screening will be a part of several measures that are planned as part of the revised strategy to bring down TB cases by 50% in the next two years....