Tuberculosis in Botswana

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Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by bacteria known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis that most often affects the lungs.

TB is spread from person to person through the air. When people with lung TB cough, sneeze or spit, they propel the germs into the air. A person needs to inhale only a few of these germs to become infected.

The disease is curable and preventable.

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