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TEXAS: Madison Finds Third TB Case


San Antonio Express-News (04.13.12) - Monday, April 16, 2012

Officials of the North East Independent School District announced Thursday that a third student at Madison High School has tested positive for TB. Two other students who tested positive for TB last month were members of the same family; officials said the new patient acquired the infection from a parent. All three are off campus and in treatment. In a statement, the district said those whose contact with the new patient may have put them at risk will be informed about the need to undergo screening.


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