Tuberculosis is a disease caused by bacteria that can damage the lungs or other parts of the body such as the spine, kidneys or lymph nodes. TB disease can be fatal if not treated properly.
Program contact: Gay Daniels, RN (252) 534-5841 (ext) 683
CDC: Basic Facts About TB
NC DHHS: Keep Illness From Spreading
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