Tuberculosis is not a thing of the past

2021-07-16T21:51:23+02:0024 March 2018|Categories: Medicine and Research|Tags: |

It was the 24 March of 1882 and Robert Koch announced to the scientific community the discovery of the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis (TBC) called Mycobacterium Tubercolosis, also known as Koch's Bacillus. It was a sensational discovery that marked the history of this disease, feared since ancient times, which reached epidemic proportions in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This year 24 World Tuberculosis Day is celebrated each year in March, not only to remember Koch's important discovery, but to promote the knowledge of this disease which does not belong to the past! Even today, tuberculosis is among the top ten causes of death in [...]

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