Hundreds potentially exposed to tuberculosis at hospital

December 12, 2015 11:04 PM

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Hundreds potentially exposed to tuberculosis at hospital

SAN JOSE -- More than 1,000 people, including 350 infants, may have been exposed to tuberculosis this fall after a nurse at a Northern California hospital was diagnosed with the disease, CBS San Francisco reports.

The hospital was notified in mid-November that the nurse received the diagnosis after the nurse's primary care doctor conducted a screening for an unrelated medical condition, officials at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center said Friday.

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