Saturday, May 19, 2007

Robert Daniels is infected with a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis

He caught TB in Russia, and came to the United States.

Doctors in Phoenix diagnosed his illness as the new resistant strain of TB. Daniels again failed to follow doctors' orders, authorities say. So health officials got a court order, and he was locked up in the prison wing of a Phoenix hospital.

He has remained there, in hermetically sealed isolation, for nine months.

Read more here, here, and here.