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Staying Healthy

If a person has symptoms of TB and has been to a part to a part of the world where TB is common, a physician should test him or her for tuberculosis. Early detection and treatment are the best methods to remain healthy. When treated 90% of Tuberculosis cases can be cured. Left untreated active tuberculosis can be fatal killing 60% of patients.

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