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World Tuberculosis Day 2013: The second biggest global killer

Ask most people what the second biggest global pathogen killer is after HIV/AIDS and few will know. The answer is tuberculosis. Nine million people a year contract the airborne bug while a further 1.4 million die from it. Meanwhile, one quarter of HIV/AIDS fatalities actually die from TB.

By | Health, Notebook | Sunday, 24 March 2013 at 6:00 am

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