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Tuberculosis (TB) bacteria can be transmitted when someone with active TB in their lungs coughs or sneezes. People whose immune system is keeping TB under control (latent TB) can take a course of medication known as isoniazid preventive therapy in order to reduce their risk of developing active TB disease. Research is ongoing into a vaccine that could be given to people with latent TB.

Tuberculosis deaths and disease increase during the COVID-19 pandemic

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World Health Organization
28 October 2022

Starting ART Early Essential to Battling Not 1, but 2 Killers

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Infectious Disease Special Edition
16 May 2022

Latent Tuberculosis Associated With Higher Alcohol Use in Adults With HIV

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Infectious Disease Advisor
5 June 2020