Radio Africa n° 1 : la tuberculose, une maladie contagieuse grave !

Radio Africa n ° 1: tuberculosis, a serious contagious disease!

african1"What is tuberculosis"
Dr Hélène Ferrand, Head of Clinic of the Infectious Diseases Department of Bichat Hospital and Mr. Oumar Kane, President of the ACTUME Association.

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Tuberculosis is a serious contagious disease, which can be fatal if not treated in time. Even today tuberculosis is responsible for more than a million deaths worldwide ...

More than a third of the world's population currently has latent tuberculosis, which means that people have been infected with the tuberculosis bacteria but have not yet developed the disease and therefore cannot transmit it.

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Emission sur la tuberculose – Africa n° 1

Program on tuberculosis - Africa n ° 1

tb africa n1 matinale 15 marsLa Grande Matinale: "What is tuberculosis" - ACTUME association actions in France and Mauritania!

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by a mycobacterium called Koch's bacillus (BK). Although all organs can be affected, tuberculosis most often affects the lung, which is why it is transmitted from person to person through the air. The other locations of the disease ("extra-pulmonary", it affects the lymph nodes, urinary system, joints, etc.), more frequent among migrants from West Africa and South Asia, are only exceptionally contagious.

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