Infographic: Children Affected by TB Worldwide

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Infographic: Children Affected by TB Worldwide

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Children Affected by TB Worldwide:

There are 10 million children orphaned by TB.

in 2013 550,00 children became ill and 80,000 died.

But childhood TB is preventable and treatable:
1. TB screening in child health settings
2. Contact tracing
3. Preventive therapy

Page last reviewed: July 17, 2017
Content source: Global Health