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consumption

the satisfaction obtained by CONSUMERS from the use of goods and services. Certain CONSUMER DURABLE products, like washing machines, are consumed over a longish period of time, while other products, like cakes, are consumed immediately after purchase. The DEMAND CURVE for a particular product reflects consumers’ satisfactions from consuming it. See WANTS, DEMAND.
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The number of primary cases of tuberculosis detected in Azerbaijan decreased by 21 percent.
This bacterial infection is caused by various strains of Mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB).
The bacteria that cause tuberculosis are spread from one person to another through tiny droplets released into the air through coughs and sneezes.
A German scientist, Robert Koch on 24th March 1882 discovered the rod-shaped bacteria causing tuberculosis which won him the Noble prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1905.
According to statistics released by WHO, every year there are approximately nine million new cases of tuberculosis and annually 2 million people die because of tuberculosis.
Subjects and Methods: A total of 125 children suffering from active tuberculosis (index cases)aged 12 years or less were randomly selected from the outpatient department of a tertiary care hospital of Hyderabad.
According to Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, the goal of the Philippine Strategic TB Elimination Plan is to veer towards eliminating - instead of just controlling - tuberculosis.
Among infective conditions, gastric tuberculosis is one of the rarest causes of gastric outlet obstruction.
La tuberculosis, la temible "enfermedad de la pobreza", sigue siendo un problema de salud publica en Mexico.
Tuberculosis rates are even higher than previously projected thanks to the addition of new data from India.
According to WHO Report-2016, the Tuberculosis posing big health problem to the life of people as every year, the disease affecting 0.

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