By: Doss P
What is tuberculosis?
When you cough, talk or laugh, tb is released into the air.
"Tuberculosis is an infection transmitted by inhailation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body.)
HOW DOES TB AFFECT YOUR LIFE?
HOW IS TB SPREAD AROUND?
TOBACCO ON TB
"Associations between tobacco use and tuberculosis (TB) outcomes have long been suspected but until recently the predominant view was that existing studies were not adequate to provide confirmation of any link. However, more recent studies and some recent reviews of existing studies have seemed to provide a better-evidenced link between active and passive tobacco smoking and a range of TB outcomes including infection, response to treatment, relapse rates and mortality"