45 more infants exposed to TB at Texas hospital. Ines Jimenez holds her daughter Chelsea Jimenez as she talks to reporters at the El Paso Department of Public Health in El Paso, Texas, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Jimenez's baby and about 750 other infants were exposed to a healthcare worker infected with tuberculosis over the past year prompting health authorities to screen all those children for the disease. Photo: Juan Carlos Llorca, AP
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Health officials say an additional 45 infants may have been exposed to a West Texas hospital worker infected with tuberculosis, bringing the total number of children potentially exposed to the disease to 751.