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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) that most often affect the lungs. TB can be cured. TB can be prevented.

Here you can find information about TB disease (the condition when a person is sick with TB) and about latent TB infection (the condition when a person has TB germs in their body but is not sick at this time).
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