May 8, 2018

World Tuberculosis Day

A special cover was released at Belagavi on 24th March 2018 to create awareness of Tuberculosis.

     1.  TB is caused by a bacteria Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.
     2.  The diagnosis, treatment and follow up of TB patients is free of cost.
     3.  Tuberculosis is a curable disease.
     4.  Non adherence to medication leads to emergence of Drug Resistant TB.
     5.  Cover your mouth & nose during sneezing, coughing to prevent the spread of the disease.
     6.  Spitting in open & public places should be avoided.

Cover Code:KTK/27/2018
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

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