Monday, March 24, 2014

TB and HIV

Today, March 24, 2014, is the World Tuberculosis Day.

The risk of developing tuberculosis (TB) is estimated to be between 12-20 times greater in people living with HIV among those without HIV infection.

In 2011 there were 8.7 million new cases of TB, of which 1.1 million were among people living with HIV." -IAS

Read more about TB/HIV here:

http://www.who.int/topics/tb/about_tb/en/