Published in Tuberculosis Week, September 6th, 2004
Of the 318 people that health care workers determined the prisoner had contact with, 47 tested positive for the disease and 60 couldn't be found or refused to be tested.
State and federal officials cautioned that they cannot confirm that those who tested positive were infected by the inmate, but they are using the case to impress on other states and counties how quickly tuberculosis can spread in the close...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Tuberculosis Week