Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis
Publish date: December 12th 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
In all of human history, no infectious disease has claimed more human lives than Tuberculosis ("TB"). The reason for the large numbers is that unlike other big killers (e.g. malaria) it exists in all climates. TB has causes epidemics among Eskimos, in the Sahara Desert, in New Guinea... etc. Everywh...