Ala. Prisons Hit With Worst TB Outbreak In 5 Years

August 14, 2014 8:43 PM

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Ala. Prisons Hit With Worst TB Outbreak In 5 Years

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – State health officials say Alabama’s prison system is dealing with its worst outbreak of tuberculosis in five years.

Officials say they’ve diagnosed nine active cases of the infectious respiratory disease in state prisons this year.

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