Tuberculosis Kills Three Homeless People in Altanta

August 9, 2014 3:58 PM

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Tuberculosis infections have killed three homeless people in Atlanta, causing public health officials in Georgia to take action in order to contain the outbreak. State authorities confirmed that deaths on Friday and that the outbreak is affecting homeless shelters in the area.

47 people have been infected so far in four homeless shelters within Atlanta’s Fulton County. Spokeswomen for the Georgia Department of Public Health, Nancy Nydam said that two of these infected people were volunteers at the shelters. According to The Fulton County Health and Wellness Department the...

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