A Blueprint for Success: Understanding the epidemic of TB in New York City


New York, NY, US


07/25/2015 - 06/25/2015


David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are using a combination of statistical analysis and transmission modeling, in collaboration with the NYC Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene, to better understand the dynamics of TB transmission in New York City and to explain how the tide was turned against the epidemic of TB and MDR-TB in the early 1990s.


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