Tuberculosis

@article{Lawn2011Tuberculosis,
  title={Tuberculosis},
  author={S. Lawn and Alimuddin Zumla},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2011},
  volume={378},
  pages={57-72}
}
Tuberculosis results in an estimated 1·7 million deaths each year and the worldwide number of new cases (more than 9 million) is higher than at any other time in history. 22 low-income and middle-income countries account for more than 80% of the active cases in the world. Due to the devastating effect of HIV on susceptibility to tuberculosis, sub-Saharan Africa has been disproportionately affected and accounts for four of every five cases of HIV-associated tuberculosis. In many regions highly… Expand
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