Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 24th, 1995
The long and steady decline of tuberculosis cases in developed countries ended in most of these countries around the mid-1980. In the United States the initial rise in cases was mostly attributed to males between the ages of 25 and 44 and has been very much influenced by HIV infection.
"In Europe the picture is more varied," researcher M.J. Doherty and colleagues wrote ("The Increase in TB Notifications in England and Wales Since 1987," Tubercle and Lung Disease, June...
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