"Did You Know?" is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
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March 22, 2013
- In 2012,
more than 9,000 people became sick with tuberculosis (TB) disease in the United States.
- March 24 is
World TB Day, raising awareness of this infectious disease and the need to improve testing and treatment among high-risk populations.
- CDC offers free TB
educational materials and
TB Personal Stories that highlight experiences of people treated for this life-threatening disease.
March 23, 2012
- Today's children should
expect to see a world where no one gets sick with
TB rates in the United States are declining, yet nearly 9
million people around the world still get sick with TB disease
- Local coalitions in many states
are convening activities related to
World TB Day;
control office to learn more and get involved.