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2 new TB cases found in Grand Forks County

December 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two new cases of active tuberculosis have been identified in the Grand Forks area, bringing the number of active cases to 15, the North Dakota Department of Health reported today. Continue Reading

TB tests find two abnormal results at Grand Forks school

November 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two students at Valley Middle School in Grand Forks were found to have an abnormal test result for tuberculosis, the Public Health Department said today.
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TB testing continues in Grand Forks

November 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Health officials are continuing to monitor the outbreak of tuberculosis in Grand Forks County announced last week, said Public Health Director Don Shields on Monday.
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India: New TB strain resistant to all drugs reported

January 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It’s not the first time highly resistant cases like this have been seen. Since 2003, patients have been documented in Italy and Iran. It has mostly been limited to impoverished areas, and has not spread widely. But experts believe there could be many undocumented cases. Continue Reading

Cattle TB restrictions over, opening markets

December 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Minnesota cattle producers faced six emotional and financially challenging years, but now they celebrate a re-opening of markets nationwide after the state has been declared free of bovine tuberculosis.
Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday issued a proclamation proclaiming TB free day for the state’s cattle industry after 58 herds were destroyed and 800,000 animals tested. Continue Reading

Minnesota cattlemen happy that TB is controlled and they can sell anywhere

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota cattlemen are celebrating the reopening of markets nationwide after tuberculosis found in one cow six years ago hurt their sales. Gov. Mark Dayton today issued a proclamation proclaiming TB free day for the state’s cattle industry after 58 herds were destroyed and 800,000 animals tested. Continue Reading

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West Fargo student may have active TB

January 12, 2011 in INFORUM

75 others at Sheyenne could face testing

A student at West Fargo’s Sheyenne Ninth Grade Center may have active tuberculosis and about 75 other students who possibly were in close contact with him may need to be tested for the disease, the health officer for Fargo Cass Public Health said Thursday. Continue Reading

Minnesota reaches milestone in bovine TB fight

October 1, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL State officials have announced another milestone in the fight to eliminate bovine tuberculosis from northwestern Minnesota.
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Most of state to be declared TB-Free in October

September 24, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

BEMIDJI – The U.S. Agriculture Department is expected in October to upgrade the majority of Minnesota as TB-Free, the Minnesota Board of Animal Health announced Thursday. Continue Reading

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Some family members to get TB tests

August 31, 2010 in INFORUM

Sanford Health of Fargo will offer tuberculosis tests to some family members of patients who were exposed to the disease by an infected doctor, hospital officials said Tuesday.
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