Tuesday, 22 October 2013
YOUNG GIRL DIES OF TUBERCULOSIS RELAPSE
Post Courier 23 October 2013
There is a report of a young girl who died of TB relapse just before her grade 10 exam. The report stated that she had reached the tertiary stage which caused polyserositis.
This means that she had gone off her medication before the 6 month period was up. This had caused both resistance and relapse
Doctors warned that those diagnosed with medical conditions such as TB to comply with the dosage specifications.
The young girl was described as a decent and humble student, a role model and of exemplary character.