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This 2007 image depicted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Dr. Kenneth Castro (Lt), and Director of the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Dr. Martin Centron, preparing to present information at a press briefing regarding the organization’s public health investigation, into who may have been exposed to an extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) infected person. The information released, included the action and steps taked in response to a case of XDR-TB found in a United States citizen, who had undertaken international travel. XDR-TB is a recently defined subtype of a multi-drug resistant TB, which can cause severe illness and death.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ James Gathany
Creation Date: 2007
Photo Credit: James Gathany
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