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Tuberculosis Facts and FAQs

TUBERCULOSIS IS CAUSED BY A BACTERIA called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria enters the body through the air you breathe and causes an infection, usually in the lungs but sometimes in other parts of the body.

Tuberculosis (TB) FAQs

Why does tuberculous matter in Ontario?

How many people get infected with TB?

How do you get TB?

Are there different types of TB?