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Photo Essay: Tuberculosis a Silent Killer Around the Globe

Isolated by disease

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Photo: WHO/Jean Chung

India's TB LoadChest X-RayCheck upClose CommutingTB Breeding groundsailing quicklyTaking MedsAfghanistanTB PatientAt home in kabulHealth clinicWaiting for foodBrazilIsolated by diseaseWasting awayDrug resistant TBUnable to work

Isolated by disease

Flvio de Oliveira Pires is a tuberculosis patient in treatment. He cannot live with his daughter because of the disease.