9.4 million new tuberculosis cases(Incidence rate-139 cases per 100,000 population) The more
9.4 million new tuberculosis cases(Incidence rate-139 cases per 100,000 population) The 22 high burden countries account for 80% of all estimated cases world wide. India (1.98 million), China (1.3 million), South Africa (0.47 million), Nigeria (0.45 million) and Indonesia (0.43million).
India and China alone account for an estimated 35% of TB cases worldwide.
1.7 million(3.2%) tuberculosis deaths in 2009.
Kills more adults & 80% of died from TB belong to age group(15-49).
33% of global population are infected asymptomatically with Tuberculosis Bacilli and 5-10% of them will develop clinical disease.