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Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis in Russia

Merrill Goozner traveled to Siberia to find out if rising rates of MDR-TB in Russia can be curbed

A Report from the Russian Front in the Global Fight against Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Can the campaign against MDR-TB in Russia help curb the global epidemic?

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Prisons in Post-Soviet Russia Incubate a Plague

The collapse of the Soviet health care system in the 1990s coupled with prisons releasing improperly treated inmates and endemic poverty escalated incidences of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis to epidemic proportions

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Infected and Imprisoned: Tuberculosis in a Siberian Jail [Slide Show]

The plight of inmates with TB in Russia's Tomsk Province

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Return of a Killer: Tuberculosis in Russia

Veteran journalist Merrill Goozner, director of the Integrity in Science project at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, discusses his series of articles for SciAm.com on the rise of tuberculosis in Russia. Plus, we'll test your knowledge of some recent science in the news. Web sites mentioned in this episode include www.gooznews.com; www.snipurl.com/goozner

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