Tuberculosis is one of the most common diseases with a high mortal rate. Although there are vaccines and medicines for treatment, every day the world still records more than 4,000 people dying and nearly 30,000 people suffering.
Vietnam is one of the 30 countries with the highest number of patients in the world accounting for 174,000 new cases and 11,000 deaths in 2018.
Many people mistakenly believe that only smokers but in fact, suffer from tuberculosis. In fact, people including young people and children do not smoke but still get sick.
What is the cause? How it can be prevented and treated? Watch the video below by Dr. Hoang Thi Huong – working at CarePlus to learn more about the above questions.