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Photo Essay: Tuberculosis a Silent Killer Around the Globe

Chest X-Ray

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Photo: WHO/David Rochkind

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

Chest X-Ray

TB most often attacks the lungs, causing coughing, weight loss and spitting up of blood.