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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.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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The proportion of tuberculosis cases among children and adolescents globally varies from 6.6% to 39.2%.6-12 According to the WHO, the proportion was higher in Africa (16.0% to 39.2%), followed by the Eastern Mediterranean region (35.0%), Southeast Asia (20.0%), the Americas (6.6% to 17.3%), and the Western Pacific region (8.5%).
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Tuberculosis remains one of the biggest contributors to the death of most of the women and elderly people in the world but is curable and rarely deadly in infants if diagnosed and treated in time.
A new treatment for a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis can cure more than 90 percent of sufferers, according to a trial hailed Monday as a "game changer" in the fight against the global killer.

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