This is a killer infographic

On Monday, we’re at the world’s largest mining investment conference, Mining Indaba 2014.

Mining and TB? Let me explain:

In the past year, we started to hear reports on the massive TB infection rates in the mines of Africa. Of the 2.3 million new cases of TB reported in Africa last year, 760,000 (almost 1/3) were connected to mining.

As someone said to me recently, these mines are a virtual bacterial soup of infection.

We created this infographic to help raise awareness of the problem. Have a look below and then share it with your friends:

Download and share the TB and Mining infographic