Rick Scott Shuts Down TB Hospital Amid "Worst Outbreak in 20 Years"

Welcome to Sunshine State: Republican-run since 1998, tea party-controlled since 2010, and fast becoming one of the lowest-service states in the nation. Which helps explain how lawmakers shut down its only tuberculosis clinic last month, just as the worst outbreak of the infectious disease in America's recent history flared up with a vengeance in Jacksonville, Miami, and who knows where elseā€”an outbreak that state and local officials sat on until last ... Full Story »

Posted by Pamela Hogle - via Mother Jones
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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Jul 9, 2012 - 10:15 PM PDT
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