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Jun 10, 2019

Indio High School Student Tests Positive for Active Tuberculosis

Indio High School Student Tests Positive for Active Tuberculosis

A student at Shadow Hills High School in Indio has tested positive for active tuberculosis, health officials said today.

May 26, 2018

Roughly 200 People Potentially Exposed to TB in Corona

Roughly 200 People Potentially Exposed to TB in Corona

Staff and patients at a health clinic in Corona received word Friday that they may have been exposed to an individual diagnosed with tuberculosis and should take precautions to ensure they weren't infected.

Sep 27, 2014

5 Babies Test Positive for TB in Texas Exposure

5 Babies Test Positive for TB in Texas Exposure

Five babies have tested positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso hospital nursery exposed hundreds of infants to the disease between September 2013 and last month. The...

Dec 23, 2013

High School TB Test Results "Reassuring"

High School TB Test Results "Reassuring"

More than 120 students at a Southern California high school tested positive for possible exposure to tuberculosis after a classmate was diagnosed with an active case of the potentially deadly illness, health...

Dec 21, 2013

Entire SoCal HS to Get Tested for Tuberculosis

Entire SoCal HS to Get Tested for Tuberculosis

All students and staff at a Southern California high school are being tested for tuberculosis after a student contracted the illness and dozens more tested positive for possible exposure, health officials said.

Nov 12, 2013

Tuberculosis Case Found in SoCal

Tuberculosis Case Found in SoCal

Health officials said they are investigating a single case found at Simon G. Jewelry, a jewelry manufacturer located at 528 State St. in Glendale.

Dec 31, 2012

FDA Approves First New Tuberculosis Drug in 40 Years

FDA Approves First New Tuberculosis Drug in 40 Years

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a Johnson & Johnson tuberculosis drug that is the first new medicine to fight the deadly infection in more than four decades.

Jan 16, 2012

New "Totally Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis" Strain Found

New "Totally Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis" Strain Found

Health officials dispute whether any strain can be totally drug-resistant — but Indian doctors claim they've encountered 12 patients with such cases.

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