A Breath of Fresh Air: To Fight TB, Open a Window

According to recent news article from Scientific America, fighting TB is as simple as opening a window. Researchers in Peru found that good ventilation helps prevent spread of TB in hospitals. Good ventilation reduces the amount of germs in the air thus reducing the chance of contracting TB as well as other air borne diseases. WHO also recommends natural ventilation as one way to limit spread of TB. So next time when you see someone cough near you, just open the window.

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