Who gets tuberculosis?
Tuberculosis can affect people of any age. Most often, it is associated with older people who have had previous tuberculosis exposure. Individuals with weakened immune systems including those with AIDS or those affected with the human immunodeficiency virus-HIV are at increased risk.

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1. What is tuberculosis?
2. Who gets tuberculosis?
3. How is tuberculosis spread?
4. What are the symptoms of tuberculosis?
5. What is the difference between a tuberculosis infection and the disease?
6. How soon do symptoms appear?
7. When and for how long is a person able to spread tuberculosis?
8. What is the treatment for tuberculosis?
9. What can be the effect of not being treated for tuberculosis?
10. What can be done to prevent the spread of tuberculosis?