Unformatted text preview: Weakened by poor nutrition and ill health and living in crowded, unsanitary conditions, refugees are at especially high risk of tuberculosis infection. http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/conditions/tuberculosis “In the US, there were over 11,000 reported cases of TB in 2009. This represents a rate of about 3.8 cases per 100,000 persons, the lowest recorded since reporting began in 1953. There was resurgence in new cases in the early 1990s, but the rate of TB infections has been steadily declining since then.”...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course ENGL 1101 taught by Professor Barlow during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .
- Spring '08