Peripheral Neuropathy Is Most Likely To Be Manifested By

Demystifying Medicine 2015 Tuberculosis Return of the White Plague

WELCOME WE'RE GLAD THAT YOU'RE HERE. AND PARTICULARLY LOOKING FORWARD TO HEARING THE PRESENTATION TODAY. NOW, SO WHAT DO THESE PEOPLE HAVE IN COMMON? WHAT DO YOU THINK?

PARDON? COME ON, LAURA, YOU'RE A HISTORIAN, WHAT DO THEY ALL HAVE IN COMMON? THAT'S RIGHT. THEY ALL DIED OF TUBERCULOSIS. NOW, THESE ARE JUST THE FAMOUS ONES.

FOR EVERY ONE OF THESE, GOD KNOWS HOW MANY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WERE LIVING, PARTICULARLY AFTER THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, LIVING UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES THAT LEAD TO PROPAGATION OF INFECTION WITH TUBERCULOSIS.

CROWDING, I GUESS POOR NUTRITION, POOR VENTILATION, BUT MAINLY PROXIMITY, AND SOMEBODY'S GOT IT, THEY SNEEZE A BIT, COUGH, PARTICULARLY COUGH, AND BEFORE YOU KNOW IT, THERE'S AN EPIDEMIC. SO THESE ARE THE ONES WHO

USUALLY ATTRACT ATTENTION. OH, THERE'S ONE OTHER THING THAT'S INTERESTING ABOUT IT. OF COURSE, BEFORE THE TUBICLE BACILLUS WAS DISCOVERED, EVEN SOMEWHAT AFTERWARDS, THE DISEASE REPEATEDLY POPS UP IN HISTORY AND LITERATURE,

DESCRIBED IN ANCIENT TIMES IN MUMMIES AND SO FORTH AND SO ON, BUT WHAT I'M THINKING ABOUT IS THERE WAS SORT OF A ROMANTIC PERIOD, AND I THINK GEORGE SAND PROBABLY CONTRIBUTED SOMETHING TO THAT BECAUSE HER LOVER, FREDERICK CHOPIN, DIED OF

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