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World Tuberculosis Day

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FAQs About World Tuberculosis Day

Why is World TB Day observed?

World TB Day is observed to raise awareness about tuberculosis as an epidemic disease.

What was the theme for 2021 World Tuberculosis Day?

'The Clock is Ticking' was the theme of World TB Day in 2021. The event encouraged global leaders to work together to put an end to the global TB epidemic by establishing equitable access to care and prevention of infectious disease.

What is the theme of World Tuberculosis Day 2020?

'It's Time to End TB' was chosen as the theme of World TB Day 2020 to raise public awareness.

What is the significance of World Tuberculosis Day?

World TB Day is used as a platform to raise public awareness about the health and economic consequences that TB has. The day encourages people to learn about the disease and donate to charities that work towards diagnosing and curing TB in the global TB epidemic.

Is there a vaccine for TB?

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin or BCG vaccine is given in newborns and small children in countries where death from TB is a high risk.

What are the three types of tuberculosis?

Active TB disease, miliary TB, and latent TB infection are the three types of tuberculosis.

Is tuberculosis a virus or bacteria?

Tuberculosis is caused by a bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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When Is This Day Celebrated

Date Day
March 24, 2020 Tuesday
March 24, 2021 Wednesday
March 24, 2022 Thursday
March 24, 2023 Friday
March 24, 2024 Sunday

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