Tuberculosis (what I know (symptoms (coughing for more than 3 weeks,…
what I know
coughing for more than 3 weeks
coughing up blood
chest pain or breathing pain
night sweats, chills
unintentional weight loss
killed 1/3 of the population in Britain in the IR
can be antibiotic resistant nowadays
active TB and latent TB
latent TB can become active
can be lethal
What's the disease?
Where is this disease today?
How can TB be cured/prevented?
What are the positive implications of the solution?
What are the negative implications of the solution?
Changes and Continuities
IR -> people move in cities -> more crowded -> more disease
people don't believe in miasma
what has changed? what has not?
LINK TO FACTOR
why it is a problem
death = less production = less profit
more unclean water
leads to disease
bad sewage system, more disease
cramped houses: disease spreads easily