By: Kaylee Blair & Keziah Ventling
Who Has a Higher Risk to Get Tuberculosis
People With Certain Disease's or type of Medication they take such as:
- End stage kidney disease
- Certain Cancers
- Drug to prevent rejection of transplanted organs
- Some drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthiritis, Crohn's disease and psoriasis.
- Very young or very old aged people.
Traveling or Living in Certain Areas such as:
- Sub-Saharan Africa
How is The Disease Transmitted
A bad cough that lasts 3 weeks or longer
Pain in the chest
Coughing up blood or sputum (phlegm from deep inside the lungs)
Weakness or fatigue
Sweating at night