tuberculophobia

tuberculophobia

(tū-bĕr″kū-lō-fō′bē-ă) [″ + Gr. phobos, fear]
An abnormal fear of being infected with tuberculosis.
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Highlighting the infectious nature of the disease, and identifying victims, intensified tuberculophobia. Authorities sought to impose controls over sufferer's lives--partly in hope of relieving their sickness, partly to avoid further infections.