Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 16th, 1999
And not all the cases had contact with stain W patients inside New York, where the highly drug resistant TB strain was first reported.
"Multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis is spreading to areas that have rarely experienced MDR tuberculosis because of the mobility of the U.S. population," Tracy B. Agerton and colleagues from the CDC's Division of TB Elimination wrote ("Spread of Strain W, A Highly Drug-Resistant Strain of Mycobacterium...
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