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Latest data reports

  • 2017 TB Data Summary
    • Tuberculosis continues to disproportionately affect vulnerable populations in King County.
    • On average, two cases of tuberculosis disease are diagnosed in King County each week. Another 100,000 residents are infected with tuberculosis, but the microbe lies dormant.
    • Rates of TB disease are at an all-time low in King County, but as a crossroads for global trade and migration, we have higher rates of TB disease than state and national averages.

  • 2012 Annual TB Report
    In King County, 108 cases of TB were reported in 2012. The rate of TB (5.5 cases per 100,000) was unchanged from 2011—the lowest rate over the past 30 years in Seattle and King County.