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State traces 26 TB cases to Grand Forks

May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Twenty-six active tuberculosis cases have now been linked to a Grand Forks outbreak that came to light in October, state health officials reported Thursday. Continue Reading

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

MARILYN HAGERTY: 1912 saw issues with prisoners, TB

November 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Whether Grand Forks should have a new courthouse was a big issue 100 years ago. So was tuberculosis. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Praise for effective public-health response

November 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks Public Health Department, North Dakota Department of Health, Grand Forks School District and others are handling a tuberculosis outbreak with science-based effectiveness and dispatch.
Kudos to them for their measured and professional response. Continue Reading

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First Group TB Testing at Phoenix Elementary Reviewed Today, One Abnormal Result

November 15, 2012 in WDAZ

Tuberculosis testing on the first group of students and staff at Phoenix Elementary was reviewed today. Of the 52 tests read, one, which was a staff member, came back abnormal. Continue Reading

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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VIDEO: 8 cases of TB in Grand Forks county, officials say

November 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Eight cases of active tuberculosis, including a student at Phoenix Elementary School, have been diagnosed in Grand Forks County, health officials said today. Continue Reading

Hormel worker in Austin diagnosed with tuberculosis

September 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

AUSTIN, Minn. Hormel Foods has confirmed a worker at its plant in Austin has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. Continue Reading

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

Manitoba elk tested for tuberculosis amid fears disease will infect cattle

January 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Parks Canada has issued a request for proposals for tests in Riding Mountain National Park citing a “serious threat” to the livestock industry. The park in western Manitoba is home to just over 2,000 elk and officials estimate about four per cent are infected with the contagious respiratory illness. Continue Reading