Mycobacterium tuberculosis under a microscope.

Experts fear return of Hong Kong’s No 1 killer, TB, amid rise in visitors from disease hot spots and drug resistance

Deaths from tuberculosis peaked in Hong Kong in 1951, but with an increase in antibiotic-resistant strains, more tourists from disease hot spots, and the city’s growing number of elderly, doctors fear a resurgence

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis under a microscope.
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