Dutch anxious over spread of tuberculosis
This article was originally published in Clinica
Tuberculosis in the Netherlands can no longer be regarded as a problem solely of immigrant groups, warns Amsterdam's TB department. The disease is spreading faster than expected from high-risk groups to the general population. TB cases in Amsterdam increased 37% in 1994 to the highest level since 1966, says a report in the British Medical Journal (September 2nd).
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