Immigrants Account for Majority of TB cases in U.S.

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Indians have the third highest incidence of tuberculosis in the United States among all foreign born groups, reports Little India magazine.

Figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that TB rates in the United States  have in general declined by 11 percent in 2009. But 60 percent of the cases were from immigrants. The top  three groups were Mexicans, Filipinos and Indians.