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Before bedtime: what brought world Tuberculosis day?

On March 24, 1882, Robert Koch announced his Discovery TG was caused by a bacterial in his presentation "Die Aetiologie der Tuberculose" at the Berlin physiological society conference. The discovery of the bacteria proved that TB was an infectious disease, not hereditary.

World Tuberculosis day is commemorated annually to raise public awareness about the devastating health. Let us raise awareness ahead or word TB day 2021. On 24 February, one month to word TB day, we will officially. World TB day, falling on March 24th each year, is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains. Each year, we recognize world TB Day on March 24th. This annual event commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his Discovery of mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that cause tuberculosis (TB). World TB Day is a day to educate the public about the impact of TB around the world.

Although relatively little is known about its frequency before the 19th century it's incidence is thought to have peaked between the end of the 18th Century and the end of the 19th century. Global effort to combat TB has saved an estimate 63 million lives since the year 2000 is "The Clock is Ticking" which conveys the sense that the world is running out of time to act on the commitments to end the deadly disease, made by global leaders.

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