- Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that is spread by having contact with infected saliva that has been expelled by a patient of tuberculosis when coughing, speaking or sneezing. There are no symptoms fter the initial infection. The disease may reappear after months or years, when the person’s defenses have been weakened. In this way, many infected people do not present symptoms, but they can transmit the disease.
- The importance of getting a lung card is the detection of cases of tuberculosis since in our environment the respiratory diseases are among the leading causes of illness and mortality.. In addition to being one of several requirements for the job application, especially work that involves handling food according to Government Agreement No. 72-2003, which reaffirmed in the Health Licensing Regulations that anyone wishing to sell food will need a health and lung card, the latter must be done at least twice a year.