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Boy misdiagnosed with asthma spreads tuberculosis for 10 months

A GP misdiagnosed a boy with asthma. 10 months later the boy was found to have Tuberculosis. This resulted in a huge outbreak of the disease at the boy's school during this time.

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About: Boy misdiagnosed with asthma spreads tuberculosis for 10 months

Date: 4 June 2001

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/1369359.stm

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