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Would other passenngers be infected if pulmonary tuberculosis. On air carrier are his clothes are mixed with others?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

If you have active pulmonary TB and are not wearing a special mask for tb, then yes, you are very likely infecting at least some other people on the plane and where ever you are on the ground.
Put on a mask and get treated right away! TB is transmitted through the air.

In brief: Yes

If you have active pulmonary TB and are not wearing a special mask for tb, then yes, you are very likely infecting at least some other people on the plane and where ever you are on the ground.
Put on a mask and get treated right away! TB is transmitted through the air.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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