OTHER WORDS FROM tuberculosisan·ti·tu·ber·cu·lo·sis, adjective
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In “Illness as Metaphor,” Sontag wrote about diseases — cancer and tuberculosis — that took their toll over relatively long periods, so the experience of being ill lasted months or years.The virus caused more than a pandemic. It set us all ablaze.|Philip Kennicott|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
The vaccine has additional benefits beyond protecting people from tuberculosis.
Murdoch Children’s Research InstituteThe BCG vaccine was created in the early 20th Century to prevent tuberculosis and is given to more than 100 million children around the world every year.
He had been charged with figuring out why some children, who were otherwise perfectly healthy, fell severely ill after receiving the tuberculosis vaccine.Our Genes May Explain Severity of COVID-19 and Other Infections|Monique Brouillette|July 27, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Another hypothesis involves the BCG vaccine, a century-old inoculation against tuberculosis that has been touted as a “flak-jacket” and a “game-changer” against the novel coronavirus.Why South Asia’s COVID-19 Numbers Are So Low (For Now)|Puja Changoiwala|June 23, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Schmidt had arrived in California after his family had been wiped out by tuberculosis in his home state of Rhode Island.
But when Tarkhan got sick with tuberculosis and was ushered out, the government gave him no pension or medical assistance.
But he did endure tuberculosis and the Nazis, so he knew a thing or two about suffering.
But drugs have potentially devastating side effects, and Mengnan developed tuberculosis (TB), an infection that can be deadly.Will US Health Care Follow in China’s Bloody Footsteps?|Daniela Drake|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her sister, Magda, is quarantined after catching tuberculosis aboard their cramped vessel, and her aunt is nowhere to be found.Marion Cotillard on Playing a Prostitute in ‘The Immigrant’ and Seducing America|Marlow Stern|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is sometimes met with in the sputum of catarrhal pneumonia, bronchitis, and tuberculosis.
It is small in cloudy swelling from toxins and drugs, and variable in renal tuberculosis and neoplasms.
Blood-streaked sputum is strongly suggestive of tuberculosis, and is more common in the early stages than later.
Its continued presence in pulmonary tuberculosis is, however, a grave prognostic sign, even when the physical signs are slight.
Considerable hemorrhages from the bladder may occur in vesical calculus, tuberculosis, and newgrowths.
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An infectious disease caused by bacteria that mainly attack the lungs. The disease is characterized by the formation of patches, called tubercles, that appear in the lungs and, in later stages, the bones, joints, and other parts of the body. Tuberculosis is treated with combinations of antibiotics and is no longer considered a major health problem in industrialized countries. It was formerly called consumption.