Daily Archives: August 15, 2017

TB killed an estimated 239,000 children in 2015, nearly all of them untreated, study finds

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Analysis shows TB may be sixth highest cause of under-five deaths; toll could be prevented with improved case-finding, diagnosis A study has produced the first estimates of the role of tuberculosis in the deaths of children under five years old, and estimates across age spans of children up to the age of 15 approaching four […]