What is the theme of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 2021?
Correct Answer : a ) The Clock is TickingExplanation :
World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is celebrated on 24 March every year. It is observed to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The theme of World TB Day 2021 is ‘The Clock is Ticking’.
In 1882 the date of the day was marked when Dr. Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacteria that causes TB, which opened the way for diagnosing and treating the disease.
Hence, option (a) is correct.
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