Tuberculosis Series 2021

Denise Rossato Silva, Fernanda Carvalho de Queiroz Mello, Giovanni Battista Migliori

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This issue of the Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia
(JBP) is dedicated to World Tuberculosis Day, which is
celebrated every year on March 24. In 2015, tuberculosis
surpassed HIV infection to become the leading cause
of death from infectious disease worldwide. In 2019,
73,864 new tuberculosis cases were reported in Brazil
(incidence of 35.0 cases/100,000 population). In 2018,
4,490 tuberculosis-related deaths were reported (2.2
deaths/100,000 population).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e20210109
Number of pages2
JournalJornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 30 2021


  • Antitubercular Agents
  • Humans
  • Tuberculosis


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