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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