Around 60 per cent of people who have contracted TB have already been detected, according to estimates from the HCM City Health Association.
AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV infection. Once HIV infection develops into AIDS, infections and cancer pose a greater risk.
More than 50,000 new tuberculosis (TB) patients have been discovered nationwide in the first six months of 2019.
Around 12,000 people die from tuberculosis each year in Việt Nam - that’s one and half times higher than those killed in traffic accidents over the same period.