Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 7th, 1995
"Tuberculosis remains under control in Oregon," said Shane McDermott, executive director of the American Lung Association of Oregon, "but the increase in cases here mirrors what has happened nationwide over the past 10 years."
According to reports in the Brookings Curry Coastal Pilot newspaper and other local reports, 165 TB cases were reported in the state in 1994, an increase of 7.8 percent over the previous year. The 1994 case rate per...
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