How can people fight tb?

With antibiotics. Tb is a difficult infection to treat and for many years affected people were sent to live in sanatoria. It took a combination of four antibiotics taken over several months to treat it. After treating the affected individual, tracking the contacts and testing them helps break the chain of transmission.
Get tested, treated. First get tested with a TB test. This can be done at almost every medical location. If you are positive, you will need treatment with specific medications for about 9 months. This is very important since the TB is hard to get rid of. Because of this, there are specific health departments that will be involved to ensure that you are treated completely.