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Tuberculosis

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Top Tuberculosis Articles

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  • High school warned of TB exposure

    High school warned of TB exposure
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- A student at Bonita Vista High School has tested positive for tuberculosis and might have infected other pupils and staff, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced Monday. The possible exposure to others...
  • Dr Yates on hospital's history and services

    Dr Yates on hospital's history and services
    Dr. John Yates is a family physician and the director of International Childcare, the organization that oversees Grace Children's Hospital in Port au Prince. Both construction and medical teams from Children's Memorial Hospital here in Chicago are...
  • The Vaccine Hunter: Henry Daniell's research earns UCF grants, patents and acclaim

    The Vaccine Hunter: Henry Daniell's research earns UCF grants, patents and acclaim
    Tinkering in his million-dollar greenhouse at the University of Central Florida, microbiologist Henry Daniell is at work on preventing infectious diseases that kill 15 million people worldwide each year. Inspired by the passion of French physicist...
  • UC Riverside Student Tests Positive for Tuberculosis

    UC Riverside Student Tests Positive for Tuberculosis
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KTLA) -- UC Riverside officials will be offering free tuberculosis tests to students, faculty and staff after a confirmed case of active TB was detected in one student. The student, who has not been identified, tested positive for...
  • State declines to investigate vast majority of hospital complaints

    State declines to investigate vast majority of hospital complaints
    A patient at Harrisburg Medical Center complained to the state that a bacterial infection spreading through the hospital had already killed one person and that nurses and doctors did not wear protective gowns and gloves. How did Illinois officials...
  • Howard Co. health officials release TB investigation results

    Howard Co. health officials release TB investigation results
    Health officials have completed an investigation into a case of tuberculosis at a Kokomo nail salon. Howard County health officials tested more than 700 people after the discovery of an active TB case at the OP Nail Salon. Cindy Gnuyen, who is the salon...
  • Confirmed case of tuberculosis identified in Kokomo

    Confirmed case of tuberculosis identified in Kokomo
    Howard County health officials said as many as 300 people may have been exposed to a case of tuberculosis (TB) and precautions are being taken to prevent an outbreak. A case of the contagious bacterial infection was confirmed Monday.  Health officials...
  • Second tuberculosis exposure site confirmed in Kokomo

    Second tuberculosis exposure site confirmed in Kokomo
    Health officials in Howard County announced Monday more residents may have been exposed to tuberculosis. Last week, officials discovered an employee at OP Nail Salon and Spa at 423 East Center Road had contracted the disease, leading to hundreds of...
  • Moreno Valley Student Diagnosed with Tuberculosis

    MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (KTLA) -- The Riverside County Health Department says a former student at a high school in Moreno Valley has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. The unidentified student attended Vista Del Lago High School, but has not been at...
  • TB exposure feared at elementary school

    TB exposure feared at elementary school
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- An unidentified person at Hilltop Drive Elementary School tested positive for tuberculosis, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday. The victim -- the HHSA refused to specify whether it was a student, teacher...
  • Morgan Co. health officials begin TB testing in Kokomo

    Morgan Co. health officials begin TB testing in Kokomo
    Tuesday, Kokomo health officials began testing of hundreds of people who may have been exposed to Tuberculosis over the last few months. The testing came after the recent discovery of an active TB case at the OP Nail Salon. Cindy Gnuyen, who is the salon...
  • Report: King County's TB rate is 1.5 times that of U.S.

    Report: King County's TB rate is 1.5 times that of U.S.
    King County continues to have one of the highest tuberculosis infection rates in the United States, partly because the Seattle area is a global crossroads, the county said in a new report Monday. Public Health -- Seattle & King County's new TB report,...