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TB (also known as Tuberculosis) - the facts and its treatment (factsheet)

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TB (also known as Tuberculosis) - the facts and its treatment (factsheet)

This resource is designed for migrants and refugees and explains what tuberculosis (also known as TB) is, the difference between latent TB infection and TB disease, the symptoms of active TB, how TB is spread and how to prevent it from spreading to other people. It also describes the common tests for TB and how it is treated.
Target audience:
New arrivals
Published:
September 2015
Last reviewed:
February 2024
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