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Tuberculosis

  • By: Matthew Arentz & Judd Walson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Tuberculosis has been one of history's more notorious global pandemics. Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) has been a leading infectious cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world, with over one third of the world's population infected with the ...

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