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  • CA: 2 TB cases confirmed in San Diego Co. schools

    Source: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/loca...380996251.html


    Two Tuberculosis Cases Confirmed at Southwest High School and High Tech High Media Arts
    San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reports two people from different San Diego-area high schools have been diagnosed with TB
    By Rafael Avitabile

    The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported today that two people, one from High Tech High Media Arts near Loma Portal and another from Southwest High School in Otay Mesa West, have been diagnosed with tuberculosis.

    The two cases are unrelated, according to the County Communications Office, and it is unconfirmed whether the two patients are students or school staff.

    The period of potential exposure in the case at Southwest High is between March 5 and May 15. The person diagnosed with TB has recently started treatment. Students who may have been exposed at Southwest High will be offered free testing on campus on June 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    The period of potential exposure at High Tech High is from February 20 to May 15. Students who may have been exposed at High Tech High will be offered free testing on campus on June 7 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m...
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