Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 17th, 1996
During 1995 TB incidence in the U.S. declined by 6.4 percent compared to 1994, with just 22,813 cases reported (8.7 cases per 100,000 population).
The CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report for May 10, 1996 noted that a 14.5 percent total decline in tuberculosis cases between 1992 and 1995 can be attributed to improved laboratory methods and control efforts as well as increased federal and local funding.
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