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Tuberculosis and social exclusion: Do developed countries really need new strategies?

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7560.200-b (Published 20 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:200
  1. Ulf R Dahle, senior scientist (ulf.dahle@fhi.no)
  1. Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway

    EDITOR—Story et al write that developed countries need new strategies for controlling tuberculosis.1 However, the old strategies for controlling tuberculosis may well work if they are enforced as intended.

    In Norway all new arrivals are to be screened for tuberculosis, but this is only achieved among asylum seekers arriving at reception centres. In 2005, 40 100 people immigrated into …

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