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.
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.
Some Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.
Health officials are preparing to test nearly 200 Grand Prairie high school students after learning one may have been exposed to Tuberculosis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuberculosis test results are in for Irving high school students and staff who were tested earlier this week.
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.
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.
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.