A medical worker is examining a tuberculosis kid in Pham Ngoc Thach hopital (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC has 16,500 fresh cases of tuberculosis infection annually

Ho Chi Minh City detects 16,500 fresh cases of tuberculosis infection annually, Deputy director of the Health Department in the city Nguyen Huu Hung said at a meeting to review two-year implementation of the National Tuberculosis Prevention Program on April 6.