What countries is tuberculosis common in?
Top 10 countries with TB patientsIndia.Indonesia.South Africa.Bangladesh.Ethiopia.Pakistan..
Where is Tuberculosis most commonly found in the world?
Worldwide, TB is most common in Africa, the West Pacific, and Eastern Europe. These regions are plagued with factors that contribute to the spread of TB, including the presence of limited resources, HIV infection, and multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB. (See Epidemiology.)
Why is TB common in South Africa?
Less than 4% of TB deaths in South Africa are caused by drug resistant forms of the bacteria that are much harder to treat. Worldwide, TB caused 1.7 million deaths in 2016, with 10.4 million people becoming infected. (All these statistics need to be treated with a bit of caution.
WHO tuberculosis rates by country?
Incidence of tuberculosis (per 100,000 people) – Country RankingRankCountryValue1Lesotho611.002Philippines554.003Mozambique551.004Central African Republic540.00118 more rows•28 Dec 2019