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2 New Tuberculosis Cases Confirmed At Elk Grove Schools

Two new cases of tuberculosis have been confirmed at Franklin Elementary School and Franklin High School in Elk Grove.


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150 Florin High Students, Staff Will Be Tested For Tuberculosis In Sacramento

The case at Florin High School comes less than a year after a major outbreak at Grant High School, and now the focus is on preventing the infection’s spread.



Florin High School Student Diagnosed With Active TB

County health officials confirm that a Sacramento-area high school student has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis.


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Arrest Warrant Issued For Santa Barbara TB Patient

A Santa Barbara man with a contagious case of drug-resistant tuberculosis was wanted on an arrest warrant Friday so he can complete treatment, health officials said.


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Search On In Stockton For Homeless Man With Tuberculosis

Eduardo Rosas Cruz, 26, first came on health officials’ radar in March, after he was diagnosed with a severe and contagious strain of TB. According to the court complaint, he didn’t comply with treatment.


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Arrest Sought In San Joaquin County Tuberculosis Case

Prosecutors in Central California have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who they say is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk.


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Parents Concerned As Grant High Tuberculosis Investigation Draws To Close

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — As concerned parents waited, hundreds of students and staff were tested for a potentially deadly disease at a Sacramento high school. Even though the tuberculosis investigation is pretty much over at Grant […]


ROCKVILLE, MD - MAY 4: Small glass vial like those that will hold tuberculosis vaccines move through a filling machine during a tour of the Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundations' new manufacturing plant May 4, 2009 in Rockville, Maryland. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Officials: 21 Students Exposed To TB At Grant High School

Health officials say 21 students at a Sacramento high school appear to have been exposed to tuberculosis.


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Tuberculosis, Measles And Rare Polio-like Disease Outbreaks In California Not Linked

Small but unusual outbreaks of tuberculosis, measles and an extremely rare polio-like disease in several regions across California have set off concerns about the risks of exposure. All the infectious disease reports are actively being investigated, and California health officials say it is sheer coincidence that they arose at the same time.



Judge Denies Jailed Tuberculosis Patient’s Request To Be Released

A judge has refused to release a tuberculosis patient who was jailed and charged after allegedly refusing to take medication to keep his disease from becoming contagious.



Babies In Intensive Care At Sacramento, Solano Hospitals Exposed To Tuberculosis

Sacramento and Solano county health officials are working to notify the parents of babies who recently spent time in the neonatal intensive care units at two hospitals that their babies were exposed to tuberculosis.