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    Tough measures in Russian prisons slow spread of TB.

    Shukshin A

    Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2006 Apr; 84(4):265-266.

    Nearly a decade after starting work with the Russian Federation to stem a tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, WHO is reporting slow but steady progress. The WHO-recommended DOTS treatment strategy is gradually taking hold across world's largest country, but its vast network of prisons and labour camps remains a hotbed of the disease. (excerpt)
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