The 411 on Tuberculosis

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  • March 24 Is World TB Day!
  • What Is TB?
  • How’s TB Spread?
  • Symptoms of TB
  • TB Around the World
  • How Common Is TB in the US?
  • Blacks and TB
  • The Link Between TB and HIV
  • Other Risk Factors
  • Testing and Treatment Options
  • Why We Need More TB Research

March 24 Is World TB Day!

March 24 is World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. This day, which is celebrated around the globe, is used to educate people about this deadly bacterial infection. Read more about TB, how it impacts the African diaspora and how to treat it. —(@kelleent) Kellee Terrell

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