Kyrgyzstan: TB Behind Bars by William Daniels

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A detainee with MDR TB (multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis) receives his medication at Specialised Prison Colony 27. Some TB patients take up to 20 pills a day. Kyrgyzstan's prisons are experiencing a TB epidemic, where the incidence rate is estimated at 25 times higher than in civil society.