According to the WHO, 1.5 million people died from TB in 2014. The challenges in tackling the disease include the facts that people are tested too late and that the turnaround for most tests is long.

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43 million lives were saved through effective diagnosis and treatment of TB, from 2000 to 2014.  Learn more from the WHO.  Act Now