TB figures 'worryingly high'

Although tuberculosis (TB) cases across the country have stabilised, Public Health England says cases in London are continuing to rise at a worrying rate. New figures show 3,426 cases were reported in the capital last year - making up 40% of cases nationally.

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Chest x-ray from a mobile testing unit Credit: ITV London

The majority of London cases were among people born outside of the UK and many of these were young adults aged between 25 and 44.

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London hits TB crisis point

London has more cases of TB than any other capital in western Europe.