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INDIANA: Grant County Elementary Student Has TB




 

WISHTV.com (Indianapolis) (12.15.11) - Tuesday, December 20,

A student at Riverview Elementary School in Marion has a suspected case of TB, and Marion Community Schools and the Grant County and Indiana health departments are cooperating to identify persons who should undergo testing. The school district said it is "going above and beyond the normal recommendations to ensure student safety." MCS said the ailing student is receiving medical care and is not at risk of spreading the disease.



 


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