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The U.S. ranks 60th in visa requirements

28 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, 158 citizens of nations are required to obtain visas in order to travel to the United States, which makes the United States tied for sixtieth (with Guyana) in that category. Afghanistan, American Samoa, Comoros, Djibouti, Laos, Myanmar, North Korea, and Somalia are tied for first, each requiring visas from 192 countries.

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The U.S. ranks 191st in tuberculosis rates

21 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2006 the United States had a tuberculosis prevalence rate of 3 per 100,000 population, which made the United States tied for one hundred and ninety first with Iceland (out of 193 countries) in that category. Djibouti ranked first, with a rate of 1300 out of 100,000. Monaco ranked last, with a rate of 2 per 100,000.

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The U.S. ranks 190th in tuberculosis deaths

8 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2006 the mortality rate for non-HIV related tuberculosis in the United States was 0 per 100,000 population, which made the United States tied for one-hundred and ninetieth, or last, in that category with Canada, Iceland, and Monaco. The country with the highest mortality rate for non-HIV related tuberculosis was Djibouti, at 115 per 100,000 population.

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