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  • UK: Sunderland Royal Hospital calling for 41 babies to be tested for TB- all clear

    Source: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/new...d_TB_concerns/


    Sunderland Royal Hospital calling for 41 babies to be tested for TB
    1:52pm Wednesday 6th November 2013
    By Mark Summers

    A HOSPITAL is calling for babies treated on its neo-natal ward to undergo ?precautionary?? testing for Tuberculosis.

    Sunderland Royal Hospital says it has contacted 41 families to arrange appointments for their children.

    But officials stress there is no need to worry as the chance of developing the disease is not high...

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    Re: UK: Sunderland Royal Hospital calling for 41 babies to be tested for TB- all clear

    Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-26021805

    3 February 2014 Last updated at 14:28 ET
    Sunderland Royal Hospital TB alert: All babies cleared

    All the babies tested for tuberculosis after an alert at Sunderland Royal Hospital have been given the all-clear.

    The 41 infants were being treated at the neo-natal unit between May and August when they came into contact with someone with the condition...

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