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  • ON, Canada: TB case at a catholic H.S. in Hamilton

    Source: http://www.thespec.com/news-story/67...-tuberculosis/


    80 people at St. Jean de Br?beuf high school potentially exposed to tuberculosis
    Hamilton Spectator
    By Joan
    25 minutes agona Frketich

    About 80 students and staff at St. Jean de Br?beuf Catholic Secondary School have potentially been exposed to active tuberculosis.

    A case has been reported at the Mountain school on Acadia Drive to the city's public health department.

    "Public Health Services has notified most of the people who were potentially exposed and is in the process of notifying the remaining few," it says in a statement. "Notification was done through direct letter with Public Health Services staff available on site at the school and by telephone to answer questions."

    Public health will not provide further details due to privacy reasons including the age of the person infected with TB or where he or she caught the bacteria that most often affects the lungs...
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