If a person dies of a contagious disease is corpse contagious?

Answer Bud, the answer is sometimes yes. It depends both on the nature of of the contagious bug and the amount of time and how much drying has occurred. All contagious organisms begin to die when the in... Read More »

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UV and Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis, or TB, currently ranks among the world's deadliest diseases, and roughly 2 million deaths are related to tuberculosis each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Since th... Read More »

How to Prevent Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis, or TB, is a lung disease that's easily transmitted through the air when an infected person speaks, laughs or coughs. Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) is the vaccination for tuberculosis ... Read More »

How Do I Test for Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis is a disease passed through mucus droplets that affects the lungs. Tuberculosis kills almost 2 million people each year, primarily in Africa and Asia. Thankfully vaccines and a test ha... Read More »

How can you be TB (tuberculosis) positive but not infectious?

Ok, first, if you have a positive TB skin test you have definitely been infected with the bacteria. It is a common misconception that positive means exposure only. There is no way for your body to ... Read More »