Tuberculosis

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Hospital Begins Testing Texas Babies For TB After Worker Diagnosed

Health officials in Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.

09/22/2014

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More Than 700 Infants Exposed To TB At Texas Hospital

More than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital have been exposed to tuberculosis by an employee infected with the disease, according to public health officials.

09/19/2014

Webb County Sheriff Officer Captain Manuel Gomez Jr  inspects a section of the Rio Grande that marks the border between the US and Mexico (Photo HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Border Sheriffs Concerned About Strained Budgets, Disease

Some Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.

07/02/2014

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Grand Prairie High School Students To Be Tested For TB

Health officials are preparing to test nearly 200 Grand Prairie high school students after learning one may have been exposed to Tuberculosis.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Flight From Texas Delayed Because Of Tuberculosis Scare

Authorities are trying to determine whether a man who flew on Texas flight into Phoenix has tuberculosis, but any risk to passengers on his flight is extremely low.

12/02/2013

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Irving School Conducting Tuberculosis Testing

Students and staff members at Macarthur High School in the Irving Independent School District are preparing for a big test. But it has nothing to do with academics.

10/22/2013

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After Positive Test, Irving ISD School Holding TB Meeting

MacArthur High School is the second high school in Irving where a student has tested for positive for tuberculosis since the start of the 2013 school year.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Tuberculosis Scare At Another Irving School

Macarthur High School in Irving is on high alert after a student tested positive for tuberculosis. This comes on the heels of a similar scare at another Irving high school.

10/21/2013

Irving ISD

TB Test Results Returned For Irving High School Students

Tuberculosis test results are in for Irving high school students and staff who were tested earlier this week.

CBS 11–09/20/2013

A nurse prepares a dose of the measles vaccine. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

100 Irving High School Students Tested For TB

The group of students was offered the free testing because they may have been exposed to TB when they shared a class last spring with a student recently diagnosed with the contagious disease.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

Irving ISD

Irving High School Student Treated For Tuberculosis

An Irving high school student has been diagnosed and is being treated for tuberculosis, according to the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services.

CBSDFW.COM–09/13/2013

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Greyhound Passengers Complain Sick Rider Allowed To Stay On Bus

Some Greyhound bus passengers are questioning whether they were exposed to an illness, possibly Tuberculosis, after they say they were forced to share a bus with a sick passenger.

CBS 11–09/02/2013

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