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Tuberculosis, or TB, is caused by bacteria that usually attack the lungs but may also affect other parts of the body such as the kidneys or brain, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People with ... More »

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Scientist Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis that causes tuberculosis, or TB, in March 1882, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At the time, one in seven p... More »

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Some of the most common symptoms of tuberculosis (TB) include a cough that lasts more than 3 weeks, a painful sensation in the chest and coughing up blood or sputum from the chest. Tuberculosis is caused by a bacteria an... More »

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