OSDH Recognizes World Tuberculosis Day on March 24

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 18, 2021) – Tuberculosis (TB) is usually the #1 infectious disease killer in the world – until COVID-19 – claiming 1.5 million lives each year. On Wednesday, March 24, the Oklahoma State Department of Health joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and partners from around the world, to recognize World TB Day 2021. World TB Day is a day to educate the public about the impact of TB around the world, to share successes in TB prevention, and control and raise awareness of the challenges that hinder our progress…

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