1000 years of Tuberculosis

After a millennium of fighting tuberculosis, we still cannot eradicate it due to emerging antibiotic resistance, but new understanding of how it spreads and evolves may help us.
26 October 2018
Presented by Tamsin Bell
Production by Tamsin Bell.


Nowadays, tuberculosis takes more lives than any other infectious disease. Cases are on the decline but emerging antibiotic resistance threatens to interrupt that pattern. Tamsin Bell spoke with Professor Francois Balloux from University College London to learn about how this infectious disease evolved...


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