Tuberculosis Personal Stories

At a glance

Tuberculosis (TB) is still a life-threatening problem in this country. TB knows no borders, and people here in the United States are suffering from TB. These stories highlight the personal experiences of people who were diagnosed and treated for inactive TB (also called latent TB infection) and active TB disease, as well as the work of TB control professionals.

Headshots of TB survivors featured in the TB Personal Stories series

Connect with other TB survivors

We are TB, and Somos TB (for Spanish-speakers), is a community of TB survivors, people being treated for TB, and their family members, committed to the common goal of eliminating TB. The group provides comprehensive peer support for current TB patients and TB clinics.