Your thoughts and concerns, please.
Here's the article link and a portion of the article:
Super-Strain Of TB Found In S. Africa
Doctor: Drug-Resistant Form Of Tuberculosis Has Killed 52 People, Likely To Spread
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TUGELA FERRY, South Africa, Sept. 6, 2006
A particularly drug-resistant tuberculosis discovered in eastern South Africa is likely to have spread beyond the rural area where 52 of the 53 people first diagnosed with the new strain have died, the doctor who discovered the super bug said.
The extent of the new outbreak is unknown because tests are expensive and specialized. Dr. Tony Moll identified the strain in tests carried out at King George V Hospital in Durban, the provincial capital about 150 miles southeast of Tugela Ferry, where Moll works at a government hospital.
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Jan 26, '07
I don't know what happened to my link in the post just above this. Oh well...
Here's another issue with regards to protecting the public. I don't pretend to know what the right answer is:
Effect Measure commentary on public health preparedness:
Last edit by indigo girl on Jan 26, '07