Medical News Summary: Man refuses quarantine and infects 56 people with tuberculosis many members of his own family


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About: Man refuses quarantine and infects 56 people with tuberculosis many members of his own family
Date: 25 April 2004
Source: CBS News
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by CBS News): 2 million people world wide die from tuberculosis. A 19 year old man twice refused to maintain quarantine restrictions and as a result infected 56 people. The man was jailed.
URL: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/07/28/national/main565442.shtml
Related Disease Topics: Tuberculosis

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