SPOTLIGHT: TB scare prompts calls for better preparations

Perhaps the American who traveled abroad with his dangerous strain of TB did the infection-control community a favor--after all, he did give the problem a face. In the wake of his actions, TB experts are now asking for greater authority to restrict travel by such persons and a much larger budget for using in researching the disease. Just as importantly, they're urging colleagues to be tougher and more explicit about the risks when they counsel TB patients. Article

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