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Successful fight against tuberculosis in south-western Russia

Dr Boris Kazyenny, medical chief at the TB clinic, Orel
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Dr Boris Kazenny, medical chief at the Orel District TB Dispensary, says that TB epidemic is now stable thanks to the introduction of the WHO-recommended Directly Observed Treatment Strategy (DOTS) in 2001. The Russian Federation has made progress in fighting the disease across the country.

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