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Concern over TB

The [b]Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa[/b] is concerned about the rate of TB infection among health workers. The organisation’s TB project coordinator, Kedibone Mdolo visited 15 health institutions in the [b]Eastern Cape[/b] in February and found 36 staff members on TB treatment. She attributed the infections to nurses not using protective clothing as required and health facilities not having enough protective gear.

[link url=http://www.timeslive.co.za/thetimes/2014/06/02/nurses-risk-infection]Full report in The Times[/link]

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