A Failure of Public Health

Number 19488
Subject Health Care
Source Detroit News
State Michigan
Year 2002
Publication Date September 15, 18, November 1, 10, 2002
Summary An investigation by the Detroit News revealed that the city of Detroit and the state of Michigan did little to slow a syphilis outbreak in Detroit, despite warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.This inaction has made Detroit the first in the nation for new syphilis cases.
Pages 21
Keywords syphilis;Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;CDC;Detroit;Michigan;public health;failure;FOIA
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