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At the turn of the 20th century, tuberculosis posed a particular problem for black communities.
Tillie Anderson pedaled her last race that year, soon after her husband died of tuberculosis.
With an endowment of more than $40 billion, the foundation spends more than $4 billion a year to provide vaccines, fight diseases like malaria and tuberculosis and improve the lives of subsistence farmers in the world’s poorest countries.
But Venezuela’s is among the continent’s most violent, a problem exacerbated by food and medicine shortages, said Mr. Prado, who said malnutrition and tuberculosis are rife behind bars.
The main hospital building is an example of an innovative, architectural approach to treating tuberculosis, according to the historical society.
The sharp decline in population wasn't just due to violent deaths, but also diseases brought by the Europeans, including the common cold, flu, measles, venereal diseases, tuberculosis and smallpox.
In this alternate universe, scientists and labs could switch their focus away from developing yet another iteration of an erectile dysfunction drug towards tackling challenges like tuberculosis.
That view may strike many health experts as premature when malaria, tuberculosis and HIV are still killing millions every year, but the epidemiological shift will ensure that ever more resources will be consumed by chronic conditions.
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medical : a serious disease that mainly affects the lungs
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