This is the eighteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and ﬁnancing TB prevention, care and control at global, regional and country levels using data reported by 197 countries and territories that account for over 99% of the world’s TB cases.
World Health Organization (WHO/ HTM/ TB/ 2006.361)
This Ofﬁcial Statement of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) was adopted by the ATS Board Of Directors, September 2006, and by the IDSA Board of Directors, January 2007
MMWR 2013; 62 (No. 9)