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Thursday, April 14, 2011

US - Michigan : Health Department - 3 cases of tuberculosis diagnosed in last month is more than normal

Article from Ann Arbor, excerpt :

" A spike in tuberculosis cases has caught the attention of Washtenaw County Health Department.

Three individuals were diagnosed with tuberculosis in March.

Normally, about one case of tuberculosis is diagnosed every month in Washtenaw County, and about 60 percent of cases are found in the foreign-born population, said Laura Bauman, Health Department epidemiologist."

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