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Smokers Face Higher Risk of Developing Tuberculosis: Expert

[ad_1] TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Professor of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia (FKUI) Tjandra Yoga Aditama reminded that smokers are at greater risk of falling ill and experiencing disrupted healing of disease and even succumbing to tuberculosis (TB). Through his electronic message, on Saturday, he cited data that showed a link to smoking habits in one in five TB patients in the world. Data from the 2021 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) showed that around 34.5 percent of Indonesia’s population smoked or consumed various types of […]

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