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    TEXT VERSION:

    Title: Why Is TB Increasing?
    Type: Text Slide
    Content: Multiple contributing factors:
    • Homelessness
    • Intravenous drug use
    • Overcrowding in institutional settings
    • HIV infection
    • Drug-resistant strains of TB
    • Reduced TB control and treatment resources
    • Immigration from high TB prevalence areas
       
    Speaker Notes: These factors contribute to the growing increase in TB cases.