Health & Fitness News - Hundreds of Infants Possibly Exposed to Tuberculosis by California Hospital Employee, Says Hospital

December 12, 2015 8:20 PM

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Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- More than 300 infants may have been exposed to tuberculosis at a San Jose, California, hospital by one of the employees, the hospital said.

The Santa Clara Valley Medical Center learned in mid-November that an employee who worked in the newborn nursery was suspected of having active tuberculosis, the hospital said in a news release Friday, and the employee was placed on leave.

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