Are South Africa's Prisons Breeding TB?


While in prison, Dudley Lee became sick with tuberculosis. He is now involved in an ongoing court saga against the state over negligence and a violation of human rights.

Prisoner of TB? South Africa's overcrowded, poorly ventilated prisons are "melting pots" for tuberculosis infection, according to Professor Robin Wood from the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre.

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