More than 700 exposed to TB by West Texas hospital worker

September 20, 2014 4:47 PM

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More than 700 exposed to TB by West Texas hospital worker

Public health officials say more than 700 people at an El Paso hospital, including a number of infants, have been exposed to tuberculosis by an employee infected with the disease.

The city's Department of Public Health released a statement Friday saying more than 700 patients and about 40 employees at Providence Memorial Hospital were exposed.

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