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Kyrgyzstan is among the 27 countries with the highest burdens of MDR-TB in the world.

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In the landlocked and mountainous country of Kyrgyzstan in central Asia, prisons have long been a breeding ground for tuberculosis (TB). Many prisoners are released before concluding their treatment and if they are unable to continue treatment they are more likely to delevop resistant strains of the disease.

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