Vietnam Issued Stamp on Tuberculosis

\"\"On the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day, when Dr. Robert Koch detected the cause of tuberculosis and made propaganda against TB, on the 24th 2012 Vietnam issued a stamp set entitled \”For a Vietnam free of Tuberculosis!\” Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by an infection Mycobacterium Tuberculosis which mostly affects the lungs but sometimes the other parts of the body. Today, TB is widely spread, having bad effect over one third of the world\’s population, with 9 million new cases each year, causing 2 million deaths, mostly in developing countries.

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