Why is TB Celebrated Every Year?
Tuberculosis is increasing and is affecting the health of millions. The increase in TB is not only causing health problems but also affects the economic side of the nation. It becomes very important to curb TB to gain momentum in the economy.
Who Discovered World TB Day?
Source: Amar ujalaRobert Koch in the year 1882 announced that he has founded a bacterium that causes and worsens TB; which is why the world came to know about the disease and from there onwards the cure to the disease and diagnose ways were discovered.
How deadly TB can be?
- TB is known to be one of the deadliest infectious killers.
- Every day around 3000 people lose their lives to this infectious disease TB.
- Around 28,000 people get infected with this preventable and curable disease each day.
- The world has made much effort to prevent and combat Tuberculosis and helped to save 62 million lives till now since the year 2000.