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History of Tuberculosis

It is believed that tuberculosis has been infecting humans for thousands of years. Bone remnants dating back to 4000 BC show evidence of tuberculosis.
A tuberculosis cure was developed (through the testing of streptomycin) more than 50 years ago.
TB continues to kill between two and three million people every year. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 36 million people will die of tuberculosis by 2020 if it is not controlled.

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