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Posts published in December 2019

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is an airborne infectious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis┬áthat usually affects the lungs, although other organs and tissues such as the kidney, spine and brain can be affected as well. Fortunately, TB in these parts of the body is usually not infectious. TB can be spread by coughing, sneezing, laughing or singing.┬áRepeated exposure to someone with TB…