First documented cases of cat-to-human transmission of TB

Siouxsie Wiles has alerted Sciblogs readers to the first documented cases of cat-to-human transmission of TB.

She refers to a paper just published in the Veterinary Journal which documents the first cases of transmission of Mycobacterium bovis (the bacterium responsible for TB in cattle and many other species) to humans.

She also advises:

Before anyone get’s into a panic, it was a year ago.

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