Changing Faces of Clinical Tuberculosis
Throughout recorded and archeologic history, tuberculosis has affected humans in every part of the world. Even today, tuberculosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in many countries, despite extensive understanding of its cause, epidemiology, prevention, and therapy.1 There has been considerable change in the face of the disease, with a shift from the young and female to the old and male.2 In densely populated developing countries, it remains a major killer of the young.
KeywordsNursing Home Health Care Worker Pulmonary Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy Archeologic History
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