How is tuberculosis spread?
The bacteria causing Tuberculosis is spread through the air. When a person with tuberculosis, who is not taking tuberculosis medication, coughs or sneezes, the germs get into the air. Prolonged exposure to the tuberculosis bacteria is normally necessary for infection to occur.

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1. What is tuberculosis?
2. Who gets tuberculosis?
3. How is tuberculosis spread?
4. What are the symptoms of tuberculosis?
5. What is the difference between a tuberculosis infection and the disease?
6. How soon do symptoms appear?
7. When and for how long is a person able to spread tuberculosis?
8. What is the treatment for tuberculosis?
9. What can be the effect of not being treated for tuberculosis?
10. What can be done to prevent the spread of tuberculosis?