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Heartland National TB Center (HNTC) is one of five Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers in the United States funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of TB Elimination.

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    Wallace: TB also is a killer we should be fighting - Despite the risk, an El Paso hospital employee working with newborns was kept on the job for six weeks even after showing typical signs of TB, potentially exposing 860 infants and 43 employees.

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    Out of Step - Deadly implementation gaps in the TB response. A survey of TB diagnostic and treatment practices in eight countries.

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  • CDC Public Health Grand Rounds, “How Pharmacists Can Improve Our Nation’s Health.” This session will be available via live webcast from CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday, October 21, at 1 p.m. (EDT) at http://www.cdc.gov/cdcgrandrounds/archives/2014/oct2014.htm


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  • CLOSED Diagnosis of TB Laboratory: Live Webcast
    November 12, 2014

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  • CLOSEDBi-State Infectious Disease Conference
    October 17, 2014

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Last News Update: November 17, 2014

State-Specific Tuberculosis Information by Heartland States

The Heartland region includes the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Click on any Heartland state listed here or in the map shown above to view TB-related information specific to that state. (Information appears in a new browser window.)