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News - April 4, 2014

County opts for new strategy to fight TB

Plan is set to counter unexpected jump in cases

Tuberculosis rates are on the decline throughout the U.S., but in Santa Clara County the numbers remain high. With more cases of tuberculosis per year than most states, county officials are looking to shift the approach to fighting the spread of the disease, starting with a revamp in the way patients are tested for the disease.

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