Virulent TB in South Africa May Imperil Millions

  1. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/28/wo...08c&ei=5087%0a
    johannesburg, jan. 27-more than a year after a virulent strain of [color=#004276]tuberculosis killed 52 of 53 infected patients in a rural south african hospital, experts here and abroad say the disease has most likely spread to neighboring countries, and some say urgent action is essential to halt its advance.
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    in tugela ferry, 52 patients died of tb, setting off global alarms.



    several expressed concern at what they called [color=#004276]south africa's sluggish response to a health emergency that, left unchecked, could prove hugely expensive to contain and could threaten millions across sub-saharan africa
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