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TB or not TB

Oh, don’t think I’ve forgotten about this. Some recent excerpts from CNN.com:

The globe-trotting tuberculosis patient who sparked an international public health incident in May said Friday that he was tricked into a federal quarantine.

Andrew Speaker, a 31-year-old Atlanta, Georgia, attorney, said he would have gladly gone into isolation if health officials had asked him to. Instead, he said they asked him to swing by a New York City hospital for testing after his European vacation, then posted armed guards outside his door.

He also noted that an early May CDC lab result — from a test that looks for evidence of drug resistance in TB bacteria genes — showed the less-dangerous TB.

  •  Alison

    Hi Molly! I haven’t talked to you in ages! I saw your Sonic commercial on TV recently and wondered if they made you eat anything banana-flavored. I found my answer here… You look great! Email me and let me know how you are doing. I’m still at alison@brouda.com.