SPOTLIGHT: CDC defends its TB quarantine effort

CDC defends its TB quarantine effort
Despite the international alarm over the TB status of Atlanta lawyer Andrew Speaker, it turns out Speaker has a less dangerous case of the disease than federal authorities thought. Now, critics are questioning the way the CDC handled the TB scare--with some suggesting the agency owes Speaker a big, fat apology. The CDC, meanwhile, says even though Speaker's case turned out to be milder than expected, it did what it had to do to protect public health. Article

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