Dirt, TB and risk

In this week’s show: A major new exhibition by the Welcome Trust – Dirt: The filthy reality of everyday life; and, ahead of World TB day on Thursday, we talk to TB-HIV advocate from Malawi, Thokozile Phiri-Nkhoma about the enduring problems of tackling the disease; BMJ contribution is on risk – the tricks companies use to obfuscate risk with numbers.

Guest in the studio is professor of microbiology at UCL and author of Bacteriology of humans – an ecological perspective, Mike Wilson.

Presented by Andrew Jack with a BMJ contribution from Duncan Jarvies.

Produced by LJ Filotrani