Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious airborne disease which commonly attacks the lungs but can affect any part of the body, from the bloodstream to the brain. Despite being preventable, detectable and curable, 10 million people were newly infected with the disease in 2020 alone and 1.5 million people died from it. Read on to find out more about TB and the fight to end this deadly disease. 

You may also be interested in our campaign guide on the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and malaria.