Bolwetse ba lehuba (Turbeculosis) mo bagoding le Dr Isaac Mashitisho – Specialist Physician

The chilly winter season is slowly but surely approaching its end, this means a relieve to many who are usually prone to diseases during this season like flu, pneumonia and other winter related illnesses. Unfortunately other illnesses will have lasting impact/effects even after the winter season is long gone by, like Tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis may be defined as an infectious bacterial disease characterized by the growth of nodules (tubercles) in the tissues, especially the lungs.
While coughing blood is a sign of tuberculosis or TB, it doesn’t necessarily mean tuberculosis, and tuberculosis isn’t necessarily fatal. However, it is a disease that the elderly are most vulnerable to