Tijuana Battles Mexico’s Highest Rate Of Tuberculosis

KPBS, 10/29/2012

Tuberculosis kills more than 1.25 million people worldwide every year. It’s one of the leading causes of death.

For years, the city of Tijuana has struggled with a high TB rate. A San Diego-based non-profit has been helping health officials fight the disease throughout Mexico.

But the program’s funding runs out at the end of December. There are about 800 new cases of TB every year in Tijuana. That’s more than in any other part of Mexico.

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