Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 10th, 1995
There were 260 new cases in 1993 and 209 new cases in 1994, a 20 percent drop, the medical director told the Fulton County Board of Commissioners at a recent meeting.
In 1992, the board declared a state of emergency in the county after national figures showed Atlanta with the highest TB rate in the nation among large U.S. cities. The county reported 296 cases in that year.
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