Those who recover from coronary heart disease; TB test needed, Ministry of Health warns | Coronavirus-latest-news

According to the Union Ministry of Health, coronary heart disease increases the risk of TB. Doctors are also worried as many new cases are coming up every day.

New Delhi, July 18: Corona (Coronavirus) The epidemic is not over yet. Around the world, Corona has literally put on a thimble. Similarly, corona now increases the risk of other serious illnesses. Union Ministry of Health (Health Ministry) That said, a person with coronary heart disease has an increased risk of TB. The Ministry of Health said that in 2020, anti-corona vaccines will reduce the risk of TB (Tuberculosis) The cases had dropped by about 25 per cent. However, some of the news coming out now has raised concerns.

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According to the Ministry of Health, there has been a recent rise in the number of TB cases among people infected with corona. Doctors are also worried as many new cases are coming up every day. Now the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has advised all corona patients to undergo TB test and TB patients to undergo corona test. This is not only a relief from the corona, but also a further aggravation of the problem.

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Considering the risk of coronary heart disease in TB patients, the Ministry of Health has said that SARS-COV-2 infection can increase the risk of TB for an individual. However, there is no conclusive evidence that corona causes an increase in TB cases. However, given the potential risk, coroners need to be tested for TB, the health ministry said.

Published by:Kiran Pharate

First published:July 18, 2021, 7:20 AM IST


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