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Resurgent cases of tuberculosis in Salluit

Public health officials are keeping a watchful eye on the high-rates of tuberculosis in the community of Salluit. Since April, there have been eleven confirmed cases. 

This comes on the heels of last year's TB outbreak in Kangiqsualujjuaq, where there were more than 75 cases. Although there are treatments available, the concern is that this a recurring health issue in Nunavik.

To tell us more, we had on the line Dr. Francoise Bouchard, the Acting Director for Public Health at the regional health board in Nunavik.

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