Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 19th, 2000
"In Beijing, the notification of smear-positive tuberculosis has been below 20 per 100,000 since 1986 and declining," stated L.X. Zhang and colleagues from the Beijing Research Institute for Tuberculosis, and the Shun-yi Tuberculosis Center.
"In order to get a reliable estimation of annual risk of tuberculosis infection, BCG vaccination at birth has been discontinued since 1988 in Shun-yi county after establishing good case finding and high cure rates...
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