Deadliest Diseases of All Time: Tuberculosis, 1st Edition

  • Randall McPartland
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 150260647X
  • ISBN-13: 9781502606471
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Tuberculosis infections have plagued mankind for many centuries. Once known as consumption because of the way it appeared to consume the human body, it is today a treatable illness if detected early. However, it poses a new threat worldwide as it attacks people whose immune systems are weakened by HIV. This book contains a timeline of important dates in the treatment of TB, as well as stories on famous victims such as members of the Bronte family and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Ancient Killer.
2: Feared Disease.
3: Finding the Cause.
4: New Approach.
5: Multiple Threats.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.