Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 19th, 1995
There were 165 cases in the state in 1994, compared to 153 in 1993, according to the state Health Division's 1994 Oregon Tuberculosis Summary, which was released.
But a division spokesman called the increase "no big deal" statistically, although the disease still poses serious problems in individual cases.
"It's just one of those things," said Dr. Fred Hoesly. "We've had little increases and decreases every year, going back to '84."
1994 was the second consecutive year that the number of cases has risen in...
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