Officials report 16 Tuberculosis Cases at Northern California High School

February 7, 2015 12:47 PM

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Sacramento County public health officials said that sixteen people have been diagnosed with tuberculosis exposure at a Northern California high school. It has been reported that these people will undergo X-ray in order to find out whether they are suffering from the active or latent form of the contagious disease.

Last month, a student was diagnosed with active tuberculosis. According to health officials, between 150 and 200 students, at Florin High School have been asked to take part in the testing. The tuberculosis can spread through cough and sneezing. Experts have told that active tuberculosis generally a...

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