This research studies trends in tuberculosis (TB) within the homeless population in Toronto, Ontario. It attempts to understand and address the extent of TB within this vulnerable group, and reviews the health outcomes of homeless people with TB. This research also offers suggestions on how to curb the spread of TB to others.
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Active Tuberculosis among Homeless Persons, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1998–2007 was published in the Journal Emerging Infectious Diseases in 2011.