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What is World TB Day?

World TB Day is observed annually on March 24 to educate the public that TB (tuberculosis) remains a problem in much of the world, with much more needed to prevent, control, and eventually eliminate this devastating disease. This day provides an opportunity to raise awareness about TB-related problems and solutions, and to support worldwide TB-control efforts.

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