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About Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is the infectious disease primarily affecting lung parenchyma is most often caused by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. It may spread to any part of the body including meninges, kidney, bones and lymph-nodes.

Tuberculosis infection control including the use of face masks & respirators, which means preventing the transmission of Tuberculosis disease in such settings as hospitals & prisons. The pasteurization of milk also helps to prevent humans from getting bovine Tuberculosis. There is a vaccine for Tuberculosis, but it makes only a small contribution to Tuberculosis prevention.

Tuberculosis prevention - By the Use of BCG vaccine

The vaccine called Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) was first developed in the 1920s. It is one of the most widely used of all current vaccines, and it reaches more than 80% of all new born children and infants in countries where it is part of the national childhood immunization programme.

we should motivate the tuberculosis patient to take regular treatment.