Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 4th, 1996
The proof came when New York City had the largest outbreak of drug-resistant TB ever documented in the world, during a three and a half-year period ending in 1993, the researchers reported in the October 16, 1996, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Since then, however, New York has been recognized by the World Health Organization as "an international model for how to control tuberculosis," said Dr. Thomas Frieden, lead author of one of two articles on the...
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