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Status of the global TB epidemic and Response
  • In 2015, there were an estimated 10.4 million new (incident) TB cases worldwide, and an estimated 1.8 million TB deaths.
Status of TB in Korea
  • In Korea, 95 people are detected, and 6 people die each day from tuberculosis.
  • Korea is ranked at No.1 in TB incidence, prevalence, mortality and multi-drug resistant TB, among the 34 OECD countries.
  • Current standard vaccine program in Korea includes BCG injection at 4 weeks to newborn baby.