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Tuberculosis (TB)

World TB Day - March 24th

Unite to End TB

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease spread by tiny germs that can float in the air. TB germs can spread when a person with TB coughs, shouts or sneezes. People nearby can breathe TB germs into their lungs.


Did You Know?

About one third of the world’s population (more than 2 billion people) are infected with TB

The Good News:

Groups at High Risk for Tuberculosis

Treatment for TB is available FREE from Durham Region Health Department

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Community

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Hospitals, Physicians &
Long-Term Care Homes