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Tuberculosis in London

1 November 2003

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After a century in decline, tuberculosis is making a worrying comeback in London. While rates of infection have flattened out or dipped across the rest of the country, increasing numbers of Londoners are contracting the disease. Fifteen years ago, the capital accounted for three out of twenty cases in England and Wales; now, almost half of them are in London. This report looks into the implications of the resurgence of disease in the capital and explores some of the measures which are being adopted to tackle it.