Re: Theory vs. Data

Date: Thu Jun 29 2000 - 09:46:52 MDT

KPJ <> wrote:

> Still has. Tuberculosis (TBC) and cholera both still exist. In fact, there
> now exists a more deadly, resistent strain of TBC, which cannot be cured with
> most of the current antibiotics.

True. But for First World purposes TBC and cholera have been absent for
several decades.

If our medical research spending doesn't keep up with TBC's evolution, then
things (our life expectancy) may change.

-xx- Damien X-)

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