Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Tuberculosis (TB): global situation and trends
TB ranks as the second leading cause of death from a single infectious agent, after the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). 9 million people fell ill with TB in 2013, including 1.1 million cases among people living with HIV. In 2013, 1.5 million people died from TB, including 360 000 among people who were HIV-positive.

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9 millionnew TB cases in 2013

Number of TB cases


45% declinebetween 1990 and 2013

Number of TB deaths

Lives saved

37 millionpeople through effective diagnosis and treatment between 2000 and 2013

Number of deaths due to TB

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