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"Poverty is the disease,TB is the symptom" -Vidya Krishnan

Vidya discussses her book "The phantom plague: how tuberculosis shaped history" which gives her perspective from a societal lens as someone who lives in India. She talks about how housing policies and poverty in Mumbai have escalated the rise of TB, especially drug resistant forms. She mentions that Mumbai is one of many examples of what is happening in cities faced with poverty around the world. Listen to the podcast here.

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