News @ a glance

Kondro, Wayne
April 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/8/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 8, p988
Academic Journal
The article offers worldwide medical news briefs. According to the World Health Organization's first update on tuberculosis in four years, nearly 500,000 or 5% of 9 million new tuberculosis cases diagnosed yearly worldwide are of the multidrug-resistant variety. According to an analysis conducted by Medversant Technologies LLC, almost 9% of physicians, nurses and ancillary health care staff working in the U.S. have invalid licenses.


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