Explain how Americans handle death due to illness?

3 pages, MLA format of what you learned in video.
Specific questions: How did Americans handle death due to illness? How did the discovery of germs impact things? How did they treat people who contracted Tuberculosis (consumptions as they call it)? How was the cure discovered? What group was best able to find better treatment. No other sources other than the video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6xHnFEcU9Y