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"It seems we've lost an understanding of the difference between a pandemic and an epidemic."
2016 saw 10.4 million TB cases and 1.7 million deaths, with 490,000 multidrug-resistant cases.
The outbreak has now become Nigeria's largest ever, with 9 confirmed cases.
The cases were reported in different areas of the country, though two are from the same city.
The man, who died from his infection, is a brother of the first confirmed case-patient.
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