After finding a student at Benson High Magnet School with active tuberculosis (Tb), 191 additional students and faculty had to be tested. The results? An addition 7 individuals tested positive for Latent Tb.
According to medical personnel we checked with, latent Tb can become active at anytime. It is also notable that refugees make up a signigicant portion of the Benson student body.
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Created: 04 January 2017