Tuberculosis cases on increase in Dominican Republic

Posted on March 18, 2013 • Filed under: Caribbean, Travel Health

In the Dominican Republic last year there were 4.438 cases of tuberculosis were diagnosed and placed on treatment. Belkis Marcelino, director of the National Tuberculosis Control estimated that failure to detect a 33% increase, so the Public Health Ministry yesterday launched a campaign aimed at reducing the disease by 2015. Read Article

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