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Together We Can Prevent The Spread of Tuberculosis #EndTB

Tuberculorsis is airborne and can affect anyone, anywhere. Medical specialists say it is one of the top leading killing infectious disease.
When people with lung TB cough, spit or sneeze, they propel the germs into the air, spreading the disease. Also, one single person with pulmonary TB can infect an estimate of 10-15 people in a year. At least, 18 people die every hour as a result of untreated and unattended cases of TB.
TB bacteria can be suspended in the air for up to 8 hours; that is, between four and eight hours. The bacteria cannot strive under sunlight or in a place that is well ventilated”.
Symptoms includes;
  • Coughing
  • Chest Pain
  •  Fever
  • Sweats
  • Weight Loss
Tuberculosis is treatable and curable with early detection, adequate and quality healthcare. If you suspect symptoms of TB, to avoid spread of disease to friends and family. Kindly visit your healthcare provider for immediate quality health service #EndTB #Wellness.