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BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 22 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:845

Drug resistant TB found in Russian prisons The World Health Organisation has warned that Russian prisons and labour camps are breeding drug resistant tuberculosis that spreads into surrounding areas as prisoners are set free. Russia has a prison population of more than one million, and the Moscow Centre for Prison Reform says that 2480 out …

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