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Nearly 200 tuberculosis cases found in 800 Bangkok nightspots

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During the past year, 186 cases of suspected tuberculosis have been found at more than 800 night venues in Bangkok, of which 24 have been confirmed.

“If we can identify TB at its early stage, there’s a good chance of full recovery and of preventing the spread of the disease,” Somsak Akksilp, deputy director-general of the Disease Control Department, said Tuesday.

Read more: The Nation

By The Nation


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