Pulmonary Tuberculosis Research Paper

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Abstract
The world was astounded by the dramatic increase in Tuberculosis cases occurring in 1985. The disease strongly affects the lungs however if serious enough it can happen anywhere in the body.
An individuals with the TB disease can spread the infection through air. This means that a simple cough, laugh, sneeze, or singing can spread it to anyone within close range. A normal healthy adult can be infected but yet have no complication or symptoms, the body 's immune system will fight the infection. Unfortunately for others with weak immune systems the first breath u breathe in could be your life 's turning point.
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Coughing and trouble breathing can sometimes be symptoms that many blow off when in
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