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1.8 Million People Died From TB – It’s Time To Turn The Tide

TB is officially the stepchild of infectious diseases and we must take action now to turn the tide. It defies logic that a curable disease kills more people than any other infectious disease on the planet. According to WHO’s new Global Tuberculosis Report, in 2015, 1.8 million people died from TB, up from 1.5 million in 2014. Incidence also rose from 9.6 million people to 10.
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