Today, the World Health Organization released its 2019 Global Tuberculosis Report. The bad news is that, despite a decline in number of deaths, TB continues to reign as the world’s top infectious killer. According to the report, TB still kills 4000 people each day, 120000 people each month, and 1.5 million people each year. TB is the leading killer of people living with HIV/AIDS, and a major cause of deaths due to anti-microbial resistance.

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