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10 facts about tuberculosis

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A total of 1.5 million people died from TB in 2014 (including 0.4 million people with HIV)

TB ranks alongside HIV as a leading cause of death worldwide.About 95% of TB deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries and it is among the top 5 causes of death among women aged 15 to 44.

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