A 27-year-old member asked:
how does tuberculosis spread?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Carlo Hatem answered
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Airborne: When people who have active tuberculosis in the lung cough, thousands to hundreds of thousands of TB causing bacteria become airborne. People in close proximity will inhale the bacteria and thus get the disease.
Answered on Aug 18, 2017
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