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‘Science Speaks’ Highlights Study On Preventing Childhood TB Cases In CDC’s Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Study indicates that acting on guidelines could avert half of TB cases among children
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses findings from a study published in CDC’s Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal, writing, “Tracing contacts of people confirmed to be sick with tuberculosis and making preventive treatment available to those at risk for the disease could halve current numbers of TB cases among children in resource limited settings, according to researchers reporting a study of patients across a Kenya rural province” (2/20).

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