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How is TB spread?

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Dr. Arnon Rubin
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Coughing

The most common way TB is spead by close contact with some with active TB disease.
It is often caught by someone coughing and spreading the TB organism in the air which other people inhale into their lungs and contract tb.

In brief: Coughing

The most common way TB is spead by close contact with some with active TB disease.
It is often caught by someone coughing and spreading the TB organism in the air which other people inhale into their lungs and contract tb.
Dr. Arnon Rubin
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Cough

Cough aerosolizes TB and than it can be inhaled by somebody healthy.

In brief: Cough

Cough aerosolizes TB and than it can be inhaled by somebody healthy.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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