vlmd rounds 52

You can learn a lot about someone if you know their family members. That’s why we’re looking at Tuberculosis in this episode. 1.8 billion of the world’s population has been infected by TB. Most of them have latent infection. 10.6 million had active infection in 2021. This common infectious disease has many similarities to atherosclerosis and we could learn a lot about plaque formation by looking at TB.