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    major disease in Victorian Britain was Tuberculosis because there was no cure and not easily detected. In Victorian britain there was one major disease, is Tuberculosis, also called TB.One-sixth of all deaths are caused by Tuberculosis during this time period.Another major disease In Victorian britain is chickenpox. some of the symptoms to chickenpox is red spots on the body. These illnesses caused many of the deaths experienced by Victorians. Tuberculosis and chicken pox are a very…

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    BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) was declared global emergency by The World Health Organization in 1993. It is an airborne bacteria that basically affects the lungs, it can be spread when a person with the active TB sneezes or coughs. Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death among curable infectious diseases worldwide. In TB in the US-Mexico Border Region remains a serious public health problem. It is one of the most serious problems along the border; this is due to first, the abundance of…

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    carrier of tuberculosis and is there a possibility that my loved ones and I may have contracted it? It is most definatly a possibility. Contracting tuberculosis is simply that easy. Tuberculosis is an airborne contracted disease and in the 18th and 19th centuries, the infectious disease ran rampant throughout Europe and North America. Tuberculosis is caused by the bacillus mycobacterium tuberculosis, as well as mycobacterium bovis and mycobacterium…

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    The Cause and Effects of Tuberculosis What are the cause and effects of tuberculosis? Tuberculosis is a disease caused by a bacterium. These bacteria mostly infect the lungs, but also they can infect the other parts of the body like the brain, spine, and kidney. (1,4) If the tuberculosis bacteria are active, they will cause the death of the tissue of organs that have been infected. Tuberculosis is one of a few diseases that "have caused so much distressing illness for centuries and claimed so…

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    In modern day society, Tuberculosis is presumed to not be the devastating pathogen it once was. However, being a disease from mainly Mycobacterium bacteria, tuberculosis is the second most killing disease in the world from a single infectious agent despite being curable (McNamee, 2014). Evidently, a report in 2013 shows 9 million people who have developed TB, with 1.5 million of this population dying from it (McNamee, 2014). Despite great efforts to control the spread of TB, it is still has…

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    Introduction: Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial disease that is one of the leading causes of death in the world, especially in developing countries (World Health Organisation, 2018). More than 2.4 billion people in the world are affected by the TB bacteria, with 1.8 million deaths each year (Government of Canada, 2017). Tuberculosis has impacted many nations due to its highly contagious behaviour and the lack of access to healthcare to many of the people affected by this disease. This report will…

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    O O Angel K. Nickel 0 I 5 as PULMONARY TB 2 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,…

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    Tuberculosis is an infection in the lungs caused by a bacteria called mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is a contagious infection that begins in the lungs and can rapidly pass any organ of the body often affecting the kidneys, brain, bones and traveling via the lymph nodes and bloodstream. Tuberculosis which is abbreviated as TB is known to be one of the oldest disease among humans and today is one of the leading causes other infection and death in adults according to the World Health…

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    Tuberculosis is a complex disease, that is treatable and preventable, yet it is the second leading cause of death due to a single infectious agent after HIV/AIDS (WHO, 2013). Although, TB as it is commonly called, has been a major killer throughout human history, its incidence has declined in the United States over most of the 20th century (Adams & Koch, 2010). There was a brief period of increase with the incidence of HIV/AIDS (between 1985 and 1992), but since then, there has been a steady…

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    Bovine tuberculosis is an infectious disease mainly in livestock caused by Mycobacterium bovis and has had substantial economic impacts in the UK and worldwide. The primary organ targeted by M.bovis is the host lung and the bacterial infection is accompanied by a localized inflammation, resulting in the migration of different immune cells and leakage of serum proteins on the site of infection. Some of the first host molecules to be involved are collectins, which are soluble innate immune…

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