First Nations: get tested for TB!

Note: The recommendation has changed and you should now get tested for TB if you have had a cough for at least 2 weeks .
Note: The recommendation has changed and you should now get tested for TB if you have had a cough for .

Transcript - First Nations - Get tested for TB!

Transcript - First Nations - Get tested for TB!

Jimmy is at the clinic, with TB posters behind him, coughing. A nurse comes to great him.

Nurse - 'Hey, Skinny Jimmy. What's up?'

They embrace.

Jimmy - 'Not much. Just hangin'

Medium close of Jimmy and the Nurse. The Nurse has her arm on his shoulder.

Nurse - 'What's up with that cough? How long have you had it?'

Jimmy looking at this reflection in a trophy case, admiring his thin moustache.

Jimmy - 'I dunno. Since I started growing my 'stache, I think'.

The nurse is laughing at Jimmy.

Nurse - 'Well, how long has that been? A year?'

Jimmy - 'Nice burn. Like, three weeks or something.'

Nurse is serious, explaining what needs to get done.

Nurse - 'Three weeks coughing! You should get tested for TB. You need a chest x-ray and to cough up some phlegm for the lab.'

Jimmy seated at table - Back shot of Nurse seated facing Jimmy

Jimmy - 'So, when the results come back, will I know if I have TB?'

Nurse - 'Yes, and if you do, you can start treatment right away'

Nurse and Jimmy are standing face to face

Caption: Several days later

Nurse - 'The results are back and they show you have active TB. That's why you've been coughing so much but don't worry, TB is 100% curable!'

Full body shot Jimmy jumping in the air.

Jimmy - 'Sweet!'

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