• Question: can you create TB yourself in a lab and how difficult would it be?

    Asked by Katie Dixon to Emma on 14 Nov 2016.
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      Emma Roycroft answered on 14 Nov 2016:

      Well, you can’t create TB, but if you have a tiny amount of TB, you can put it in a vial with liquid containing lots of nutrients and it will grow, so you can make more of it. I’m glad we can’t make any more TB, there is plenty of it in the world already!