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FEB 05, 2016 - Washington Times

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Alabama governor authorizes tuberculosis response funding

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has authorized more than $200,000 in emergency funding to help public health officials continue responding to a tuberculosis outbreak in Perry County. Bentley said in a statement Friday that his office is authorizing $235,000 to help the Alabama Department of Public Health ...

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FEB 04, 2016 - Washington Times

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2 more cases of tuberculosis diagnosed in Perry County

MARION, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Department of Public Health officials say two more people have tested positive for tuberculosis in Perry County. Division of tuberculosis control Director Pam Barrett said in a statement Thursday that one case of the airborne bacterial infection was diagnosed in a child less than 15 ...

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JAN 29, 2016 - Washington Times

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Free tuberculosis screenings offered in Perry County

MARION, Ala. (AP) - Officials say the Perry County Health Department will offer free tuberculosis screening but is no longer paying residents to get tested or attend follow up appointments. Alabama Department of Public Health officials said in a release Friday that 1,813 people were tested since Jan. 11. Department ...

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JAN 27, 2016 - Health Canal

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Tuberculosis : discovery of a critical stage in the evolution of the bacillus towards pathogenicity

It is the disappearance of a glycolipid from the bacterial cell envelope during evolution that may have considerably increased the virulence of tuberculosis bacilli in humans.

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JAN 21, 2016 - Washington Times

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1 new tuberculosis disease case confirmed in rural Alabama

MARION, Ala. (AP) - Public health officials say another case of tuberculosis has been confirmed amid an outbreak in rural Alabama that has killed three people since 2011. Alabama Department of Public Health officials said in a statement Thursday that another person has tested positive for the airborne bacterial infection ...

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