TB Cases in San Joaquin County Drop in 2007
The number of reported tuberculosis cases in San Joaquin County dropped from 78 cases in 2006 to 51 cases in 2007. Officials say the 34.6% decrease is a positive sign that public health efforts to control TB are effective. San Joaquin County now has the 12th highest TB rate out of the state's 58 counties.
- "Signs Anti-TB Efforts Working" (Goldeen, Stockton Record, 3/21).