Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 10th, 1995
Health officials in Florida's Collier and Immokalee counties are hiring staff to supervise Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) and investigate new cases, according to newspaper reports in Naples.
Statewide there were 1,524 new cases diagnosed in 1993, the latest year for which complete statistics were available.
In Collier County, TB grew by 52 percent in 1993, from 27 new cases in 1992 to 41 in 1993. The 38 cases reported in...
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