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WISCONSIN: Test Confirms Appleton Student Has Tuberculosis




 

Associated Press (02.09.12) - Friday, February 10, 2012

An Appleton North High School student has been diagnosed with TB, prompting plans to test about 300 youths who may have been exposed. The health department contacted all ANHS parents this week and sent letters to those whose children need to be tested. People outside the school who may have been exposed also have been notified, health officer Kurt Eggebrecht told the Post-Crescent of Appleton.



 


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