What is Tuberculosis?
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that impacts the lungs and their function
What causes Tuberculosis?
Tuberculosis is cause by bacteria that is spread from person to person by tiny droplets that can be released when someone infected coughs, speaks, sneezes, spits, laughs or sings.
What are symptoms of Tuberculosis?
Coughing that lasts for more than three weeks
Coughing up blood
Unintentional weight loss
Loss of appetite
How is Tuberculosis treated?
Medications such as Isoniazid, Rifampin, Ethambutol, Pyrazinamide are prescribed to take for six to nine months to get rid of the disease
How is Tuberculosis prevented?
Make sure people with TB infection/TB disease takes proper medication and you keep proper hygiene around people infected