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Korea's tuberculosis prevalence 22 times higher than U.S.: report
SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Yonhap) -- The incidence rate of tuberculosis in South Korea was 22 times larger than that reported in the United States in 2008, a government report showed Friday.

In a report to the annual parliamentary audit, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said there were 88 tuberculosis patients in the country for every 100,000 people in the cited year.