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This undated handout provided by the Eugene Bell Foundation (EBF) shows John Rogers, executive director of the Eugene Bell Foundation, left, and a and EBF volunteer analyze test results for tuberculosis patients in a TB treatment center in Sonchon, North Korea. Despite worsening U.S.-North Korean relations, an American charity is ramping up efforts against an epidemic of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the isolated country, where it says it is making inroads in fighting the deadly disease. The Eugene Bell Foundation travels to North Korea twice-a-year, bringing high-end equipment and drugs to treat patients at old-world sanatoria that house sufferers of TB that has spread among a population weakened by malnutrition since a famine in the 1990s. The foundation goes again this month, on a whirlwind, three-week mission to help hundreds of patients.(AP Photo/Eugene Bell Foundation)  **FILE**

This undated handout provided by the Eugene Bell Foundation (EBF) shows John Rogers, executive director of the Eugene Bell Foundation, left, and a and EBF volunteer analyze test results for tuberculosis patients in a TB treatment center in Sonchon, North Korea. Despite worsening U.S.-North Korean relations, an American charity is ramping up efforts against an epidemic of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the isolated country, where it says it is making inroads in fighting the deadly disease. The Eugene Bell Foundation travels to North Korea twice-a-year, bringing high-end equipment and drugs to treat patients at old-world sanatoria that house sufferers of TB that has spread among a population weakened by malnutrition since a famine in the 1990s. The foundation goes again this month, on a whirlwind, three-week mission to help hundreds of patients.(AP Photo/Eugene Bell Foundation) **FILE**

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