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Challenges Rise in the Fight Against TB

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Challenges Rise in the Fight Against TB

Andrew Speaker, an Atlanta lawyer infected with a highly drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis (XDR-TB), ignited a media firestorm and a minor health panic in the United States. His ability to enter the United States against the advice of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control called attention to problems with interagency coordination on infectious disease cases (PDF).


By CFR, USA.


Health Policy Resource.