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My friend, he got diagnosed of TB today and a few days ago, one of my other friends was meeting him in his hostel room and he coughed a lot in his conversational distance and a few minutes later he coughed up blood. Knowing its airborne, is there any chance he might be have caught on to it?

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Yes if the patient if sputum positive for TB then there are chances of airborne spread of infection to patients coming in contact with patient.
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