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This animation describes the interactions between tuberculosis (or TB), the human immunodeficiency virus (or HIV), and your immune system. Becoming infected with TB if you are living with HIV can change the diagnosis and treatment for TB. Having TB and HIV together complicates the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of these infections. It becomes critical to work very closely with your doctor or healthcare provider to treat TB and HIV. Healthcare providers are there to help you in situations such as these. They want to help you follow your treatment and watch you succeed and get better.

Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a Michigan State University based program. SAWBO transforms extension information on relevant topics such as agriculture, disease and women's empowerment, into 2D, 2.5D and 3D animations, which are then voice overlaid into a diversity of languages from around the world.

All SAWBO animations are made freely available to anyone wishing to use them for educational purposes. Animations can be downloaded from a diversity of SAWBO channels and used on computers, tablets, cell phones, TVs, and overhead projection systems.

SAWBO’s animations are FREELY available for you to use them for educational purposes.


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