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Tuberculosis
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TB is an airborne disease that is spread from one person to another, the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis it infects the lungs initially and if left it goes on to infect any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. Symptoms can include a bad cough of over three weeks, chest pain  blood in the sputum, weight loss fatigue, night sweats and a high temperature.Not everyone infected with TB becomes ill and this is called latent TB where the body fights the infection and it lies dormant.

 

 

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