Humans develop TB after cat contact in 'world first'

Two people have developed tuberculosis (TB) after contact with a cat in the first ever recorded cases of cat-to-human transmission, officials have said.

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Humans develop TB after cat contact in 'world first'

Two people have developed tuberculosis (TB) after contact with a cat in the first ever recorded cases of cat-to-human transmission, officials have said.

Public Health England said despite this news, the risk of cat owners contract TB was "very low".

ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports:

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