What you need to know about

Tuberculosis

HOW TB SPREADS

  • 1. Tuberculosis is usually spread in the air
  • 2. When a person who has TB coughs or
    sneezes another person can get infected

WHEN SHOULD I GET TESTED?

  • 1. If you have been coughing for
    more than two weeks
  • 2. You have close contact with a person
    that has TB

THOSE AT RISK OF BEEN INFECTED

  • 1. People living with HIV/AIDS
  • 2. Those in close contact with people with TB
  • 3. Children

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