Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 31st, 1997
In fact, according to an article published in a recent issue of Tennessee Medicine: The Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association, the incidence of TB in Tennessee has experienced a net decline of 18.6 percent over the past few years.
Although studies are showing a decline in the TB rate, there are some areas of concern for Tennesseans. There has been an increase in extrapulmonary TB in Tennessee as a consequence of the AIDS epidemic. Trends are showing also that TB proves dangerous for other high-risk groups such as the homeless, the HIV...
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