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In Texas, "a perception that tuberculosis no longer exists" raises alarm for legislative attention

Tuberculosis is a rare disease, but public health experts are urging Texas legislators to invest in expensive medication, nurses who can help patients and supporting local health departments to test and treat people who may have been exposed.

Nurse Paul Chege prepares to deliver meals to patients at the Texas Center for Infectious Disease in San Antonio on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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