Medical News Summary: Boy misdiagnosed with asthma spreads tuberculosis for 10 months


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About: Boy misdiagnosed with asthma spreads tuberculosis for 10 months
Date: 4 June 2001
Source: BBC News UK Edition
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by BBC News UK Edition): A GP misdiagnosed a boy with asthma. 10 months later the boy was found to have Tuberculosis. This resulted in a huge outbreak of the disease at the boy’s school during this time.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/1369359.stm
Related Disease Topics: Asthma, Tuberculosis

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