World Tuberclosis Day

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World Tuberclosis Day | BLOG

WorldTuberclosisDay

Facts about tuberclosis (TB):

  • A third (33%) of world population is infected with tuberculosis.
  • 95% of TB cases happen in developed countries
  • TB is the Leading killer of HIV positive people
  • 20% of TB cases are attributed to smoking
  • BCG vaccination is the most effective prevention measure for TB in children
  • 2030 has been earmarked as the year by which the world will be free from TB

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