On the eve happened complicated case, first described formally. Two of Britain's got tuberculosis from its domestic cat. To date, this is the first case of TB infection from cats to humans, according to the report of the Agency of the UK health.
Conducted a study in which researchers found similarities mycobacteria cats and people, which confirms the right mindset clinicians regarding the source of infection.
Note that in 2012, veterinarians registered nine cases of tuberculosis in domestic cats throughout the UK. At that moment thoughts about the dangers of the disease and the possible transfer of the pathogen to man the doctors were not.