Dr. Torsten Bauer explains how to recognize tuberculosis and why treatment can take months. Bauer is the head of the Pneumology Department at the Helios Klinikum Emil von Behring in Berlin.
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Ghanaian experts are concerned about the rising number of tuberculosis. The Ghana Health Service said 14,632 people were diagnosed with TB and put on treatment.
Our host Dr. Carsten Lekutat talks to lung specialist Dr. Torsten Bauer about the transmission of the tuberculosis bacteria, how to diagnose the disease and why treatment takes months.
Treating TB is a lengthy procedure that takes a toll of the body and the spirit. Patients have to be quarantined, which takes a tough toll on sufferers and their families.
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