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Daisy Minahan died of tuberculosis seven years after the sinking and is buried in Los Angeles.
North Korea’s tuberculosis epidemic is poised to explode.
The center first opened in 1908 and was a sanatorium for people with tuberculosis.
For monitoring tuberculosis patients, health departments pay roughly $35 to $50 per patient each month for systems that include encrypted data storage.
The project to restore the buildings, which were originally used as a tuberculosis sanitarium opened in 1932, could also qualify for federal historic tax credits.
Eight of the 10 men on Mr. Kang’s boat have already been repatriated to North Korea, while one is being treated in a Japanese hospital for tuberculosis.
His grandmother had died of tuberculosis a week earlier.
Surrounded by 6-million-acre Adirondack Park, this small community of woods, mountains, and lakes once served as a research center and haven for tuberculosis patients.
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Origin and Etymology of tuberculosis
First Known Use: 1839See Words from the same year
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medical : a serious disease that mainly affects the lungs
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