An infectious disease producing lesions especially of the lungs
tuberculosis, analysis of the cell shows a large amount of cellulose.
In 1921, a tuberculosis vaccine was developed in France.
The death-rate from tuberculosis, however, is high, and apparently shows no abatement.
In 1908 a state tuberculosis sanatorium was opened near Aberdeen, Moore county.
The diminution in the number of deaths from tuberculosis during the last forty to fifty years of the 19th century of itself points in this direction.