Most Recent Data:
2.4 new cases of confirmed TB per 100,000 population (2021)
1.4 per 100,000
2.8 new cases of confirmed TB per 100,000 population were reported in 2017
Reduce tuberculosis (TB)
Although the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the United States has decreased over the past 2 decades, progress is slowing down. And millions of people have latent TB infection (LTBI), which can progress to active TB. Efforts to identify and cure people with active TB — and to expand testing and treatment for LTBI — can help reduce cases of the disease nationwide.
Topic: Infectious Disease