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Tuberculosis

24 March 2011

‘Tweets’ of support for World TB Day

Lancet Laboratories will be offering one free sputum ZN test for every five times the hash tag: #WorldTBDay is used in South Africa.

Every minute, three people around the world die from TB. In South Africa alone, 400,000 South Africans were known to be infected with TB in 2009 and a further 490,000 were diagnosed with TB in the same year.

He continues, “Today, a great way to reach people is through a social media platform like twitter.”

 

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