Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies

Incarceration for Low-Level Drug Crimes Rapidly Spreading TB in Brazil

X-ray image of tuberculosis.  Photo credit:  Courtesy of Dreamstime
May 28, 2019

Increasing rates of drug-related incarcerations are perpetuating tuberculosis (TB) infection among Brazil’s general population, a new report, Reservoirs of Injustice, from the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP) at the Yale School of Public Health and Yale Law School finds.

Read the entire article on Yale School of Public Health.