What country is Tuberculosis most commonly found?

What country is Tuberculosis most commonly found?

Eight countries account for two thirds of the total, with India leading the count, followed by China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh and South Africa. Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) remains a public health crisis and a health security threat.

WHO list of high risk TB countries?

Countries with high TB rates

  • Africa ā€“ particularly sub-Saharan Africa (all the African countries south of the Sahara desert) and west Africa.
  • south Asia ā€“ including India, Pakistan, Indonesia and Bangladesh.
  • Russia.
  • China.
  • South America.

WHO report on tuberculosis 2019?

The Global TB Report 2019 provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and progress in the response, at global, regional and country levels. It features data on disease trends and the response to the epidemic in 202 countries and territories.

Which country has the most TB deaths?


1 Timor-Leste 195.70
2 Guinea-Bissau 157.41
3 Somalia 130.73
4 Angola 129.42
5 Nigeria 128.71

Which country has the highest rate of deaths from tuberculosis?

What are the 30 high TB countries?

The 30 TB HBCs (those in all 3 lists in bold) are: Angola, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Congo, Central African Republic, DPR Korea, DR Congo, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Russian Federation, Sierra Leone.

Is TB dead in 2019?

Tuberculosis is a global pandemic, killing someone approximately every 22 seconds ā€” about 1.4 million in 2019 alone.

How many died of TB last year?

In its yearly report on TB released on Thursday, the U.N. health agency said 1.5 million people worldwide died of the bacterial disease last year, a slight rise from the 1.4 million deaths in 2019.