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PENNSYLVANIA: Central Pennsylvania High School Students Tested for TB




 

Associated Press (01.07.12) - Monday, January 09, 2012

On Friday, about 200 students and staff members underwent TB testing at Chambersburg Area Senior High School, where a person has contracted the infection. The individual with TB is under a doctor's supervision, said Cathy Dusman, assistant superintendent. State health officials had notified administrators of the confirmed TB cases earlier in the week, she said. Test results will be available Monday.



 


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