ANTHROP 2U03 Lecture Notes - Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, Professional Wrestling Aerial Techniques, Barometer

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TB – “white plague” from postic where youth growth pale…
Key Issues
TB is a measure of a quality of life in the living condition
TB is a two stage phemonom – found to be very confusing –
inflected with TB and acutally having the disease. Just because your
infected dosent mean you have the disease
it’s a very old disease
indicator in the discourse of disease reflect social attiudes
Leading casue of death world wide
8.7 million new cause of TB in 2011
not just the cases that already exisited
2nd only to HIV/AIDS as a single cause of death
close realtion to one another
1.4 million people died of TB
20-40 yrs olds are hardest hit
impact is greater then indivaul but takes out the parents and
the young. Devastation that gose beyond the local economy
RE-EMERGING infectious diease in SOME PLACE and NEVER
GONE AWAY in others
synergy with HIV will make a case of TB BLOW UP – propel
and make eachother worse – conpasitate eachother
Key Features of TB
povery and Koch’s bacillus have always been close allies –
where you see poverty you will see TB flourishing
estimated insidences of TB in 2010 – dark green (high TB),
greatest toll- in middle income countries (95% TB deaths)
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a barometer of social and economic welfare – places that are
struggling
focalizing poor and dev countires
they have been concourqured (so say gold age of med) its not
a problem of the past. Instead it was in the
native/homeless/imporverished areas. And never went away
from dev countries but disspaeared for thoses who didn’t
have it
RE-EMERGERED with a outbreak in NYC 1997 and so on
Concern b/c people thought it was gone
it was flourishing in the jail/poor parts in the city
spreads quickly EVERYONE WILL GET IT regaurdless of how
well to do your are
mirriors Tuskegee – often the concern of spreading form them
to us
Also in Russia and other parts
Durg restain strains of TB – the drugs were no longer
working..
oprevanlate and not treatable anymore..
Time Bomb – tb wasbeing discussed a a terrible [rpblem
why so afraid of?
oMycobacterium tuberculosis
oVery small and grows slowly
owell adapted to human lung
orod-shaped
ogrow in paraelee strands
owaxy covering – dosent cause the immune system to
react because of this film
odosen produce a lot of toxic dosent alert the immue
system
oget buried in the lungs and gose deep
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Tb white plague from postic where youth growth pale . Tb is a measure of a quality of life in the living condition. Tb is a two stage phemonom found to be very confusing inflected with tb and acutally having the disease. Just because your infected dosent mean you have the disease it"s a very old disease indicator in the discourse of disease reflect social attiudes. Devastation that gose beyond the local economy: re-emerging infectious diease in some place and never. Gone away in others: synergy with hiv will make a case of tb blow up propel and make eachother worse conpasitate eachother. Survives and persists within the body highly persistant retains potentsl for reactivation if the body immune system weakends even if the body has controlled the infection can move to another state and. Infection can proceed to disease at any point. : did they get it in childhood (reinfection)

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