TITLE

TB in Haiti

AUTHOR(S)
Kemper, Carol A.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;4/15/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report from the World Health Organization (WHO) released in 2010 regarding the rate of tuberculosis (TB) in Haiti.
ACCESSION #
49390022

 

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