Tuberculosis is caused by a bacterium of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and mostly affects the lungs, but can cause disease in other parts of the body, such as lymph nodes, the brain, bones or the kidneys.

What is tuberculosis?

Read more about tuberculosis and what symptoms you can get

What can you do to avoid getting TB?

Only people with contagious TB can infect other people. How can you prevent this?

Can TB be treated?

Tuberculosis is treatable with medication prescribed by the Municipal Public Health Service.