Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 6th, 1998
WHO identified the world's most worrisome TB trouble spots based on new data released at a meeting of health experts in London. WHO also announced that global TB control targets for the year 2000 would not be met as the 16 key countries have moved too slowly in using DOTS (directly observed therapy, short course), a strategy proven to be effective in controlling TB. The countries are the source of over half the world's 7 million annual TB cases.
"Some governments did not take WHO's...
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