Tuberculosis - Inuit - Cough for 3 weeks or more? Get medical help!

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

Transcript - Tuberculosis - Inuit - Cough for 3 weeks or more? Get medical help!

Transcript - Tuberculosis - Inuit - Cough for 3 weeks or more? Get medical help!

A man is cutting a fish on a cutting board.

A grandfather and grandson are sitting down enjoying their meal in the dinning room. A baby is in a highchair.

Grandson - Grandpa Nuyalia, are you okay?

Close of up grandfather.

Grandfather - I'm fine. It's just a cold.

"3 weeks later." - Close up the grandson in living room. 

Grandson - Is that the same cough, grandpa?

Close up of grandfather in living room.

Grandfather - Yes. It just don't go away.

Close up of Grandson facing his Grandfather.

Grandson - We have to get you tested for tuberculosis, grandpa Nuyalia. A three week cough is too long to just a cold or flu.

Grandfather - All right, Johnny. If you think it's best.

"Next Day." - Grandfather is outside watching towards a clinic.

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