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Contact: Leila Gray
University of Washington

TB's Stealth Attack on Lungs

Caption: Flying under the radar: tuberculosis-causing mycobacteria initiate infection in the lower lung to evade pathogen-killing cells.

Credit: Ramakrishnan Lab/University of Washingotn

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