CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News UpdateNORTH DAKOTA: Officials: 26 Tuberculosis Cases from Grand Forks Outbreak
By Associated Press
May 18, 2013
Bismarck Tribune (05.16.2013)
North Dakota health officials have identified 26 active TB cases linked to a Grand Forks area outbreak. The total included two TB cases in 2010, 20 cases in 2012, and four cases already in 2013. Grand Forks County reported 23 of these cases. Health officials have connected three other cases in Stutsman and Cass counties to the Grand Forks outbreak. Officials have attributed the outbreak to homeless visitors who exposed a family that provided them with housing.