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This 2007 image depicted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Director of the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Dr. Martin Centron, presenting 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 release included the action and steps taken in response to a case of XDR-TB in a United States citizen who’d 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 Provider(s): CDC/ James Gathany
Creation Date: 2007
Photo Credit: James Gathany
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