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12 HOURS AGO - Philadelphia Inquirer

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What region is doing to guard against virus

Philadelphia imposes a mandatory quarantine three or four times a year for uncooperative people with tuberculosis and is planning to automatically seek a court order as a precaution if a patient is confirmed with Ebola, officials said.

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OCT 29, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Diabetes Will Fuel Tuberculosis Cases Worldwide, Experts Warn

By Ben Hirschler LONDON, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Cases of tuberculosis are set accelerate worldwide unless action is taken to curb diabetes, a chronic condition that weakens the immune system and triples the risk a person will develop the lung disease, health experts warned on Wednesday. Tuberculosis (TB), which killed an estimated 1.5 million people last year according to the ...

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OCT 29, 2014 - Fox News

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Experts sound alarm as diabetes fuels cases of TB

Cases of tuberculosis are set accelerate worldwide unless action is taken to curb diabetes, a chronic condition that weakens the immune system and triples the risk a person will develop the lung disease, health experts warned on Wednesday.

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OCT 29, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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TB-diabetes co-epidemic looms, experts warn

Having diabetes triples a person's risk of contracting TB, which killed about 1.5 million people last year, said the report compiled by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and the World Diabetes Foundation. A growing link has been observed between diabetes -- a disease of diet, lifestyle and genes -- and TB, a respiratory disease spread by bacteria, ...

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OCT 28, 2014 - Washington Times

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ND officials tally 4 tuberculosis cases in October

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota health officials have tallied four tuberculosis cases in October. Dee Pritschet is the TB controller at the North Dakota Health Department. Pritschet tells the Bismarck Tribune (http://bit.ly/1wAjoTK ) that the number of cases is not unusual as the state typically sees between ...

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