TB outbreak declared at Brighton and Sussex hospitals trust
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A hospital trust has declared a "serious incident" after an outbreak of tuberculosis (TB).

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust said a member of staff contracted TB from a patient and passed it on to another patient.

The trust said it had contacted more than 1,000 patients and staff who may have been in contact with the disease.

Nearly 400 people had been screened with "no active cases identified", it confirmed in a statement...