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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Health department investigates case of TB at Md. high school

WASHINGTON — A student at a high school in Charles County, Maryland, has been diagnosed with tuberculosis.

The Charles County Department of Health confirmed that a student at La Plata High School has tuberculosis and is working with the county’s school system to identify others who should receive TB testing due to a prolonged exposure to the student.

Those who have been exposed will receive notification of their risk and can get tested for free.

La Plata High School sent letters to parents about the case of tuberculosis.

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6 comments:

Anonymous said...

It happens.

Anonymous said...

We need that border wall and effective health screening for immigrants.

Anonymous said...

Keep shipping in those illegals, Obama! Maybe you can bring us some Ebola!

Anonymous said...

There is drug-resistant TB coming over the border.
Legal immigrants are checked. Illegals aren't.

Thank O'Malley for swinging the door wide open.

You wanted a welcoming community.. give' em a big hug Mick.

Anonymous said...

Yay, keep not vaccinating your kids because you think it causes autism or some other made up malady.

Anonymous said...

It's not just anti-vaxxers causing this problem! It's unchecked immigration.Jails in the south are full of drug resistant TB infections! Why? Illegals!