Nunavik public health tackles new TB outbreak
"We?re not asking people to avoid holiday parties, but just to ensure good air ventilation"

Health officials are hoping to stem an outbreak of tuberculosis in the Nunavik community of Puvirnituq.

The Hudson coast community of about 1,800 has seen eight active cases of the infectious disease since September.

The outbreak is considered minor, noted Dr. Marie Rochette, coordinator of infectious disease prevention at Nunavik?s public health department...