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Correspondence Post-migration follow-up of migrants at risk of tuberculosis
The systematic review and meta-analysis of Isaac H Y Chan and colleagues1 on the effectiveness of post-migration follow up of migrants at risk of developing tuberculosis provides urgently needed evidence to inform tuberculosis prevention and control strategies in an era of unprecedented cross-border migration. Their analysis is insightful, but falls short in accounting for the heterogeneity in migrant populations with respect to both reasons for migration and country of origin.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -The use of giant rats to sniff out the potentially deadly disease tuberculosis (TB) in Tanzania is set to nearly double by the end of the year due to successful detection rates, a charity who trains them said on Thursday.
Source: International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tr ébucq, A. Schwoebel, V. Kashongwe, Z. Bakayoko, A. Kuaban, C. Noeske, J. Hassane, S. Souleymane, B. Piubello, A. Ciza, F. Fikouma, V. Gasana, M. Ouedraogo, M. Gninafon, M. Van Deun, A. Cirillo, D. M. Koura, K. G. Rieder, H. L.Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES Source Type: research