Business Cheer for Indian TB patients: US FDA approves pill Updated : August 15, 2019 10:45 AM IST Worldwide, TB kills about 16 lakhs people annually. It spreads through droplets when someone sick with TB sneezes or coughs. TB attacks the lungs and sometimes other organs. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.