Tuberculosis is the infectious disease that takes the most lives worldwide, despite being a preventable and curable disease. Every year 1.5 million people die of TB, and more than 10 million people get infected. The correct antibiotics cure TB. Preventive measures like cough etiquette, good ventilation and washing hands can save lives. Help us help those who need it most. Support people with tuberculosis by VIPPS 49236.