Diseases Brought in By Immigrants

Diseases Brought in By Immigrants

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pen

Higbee, MO

#1 Dec 20, 2013
CNN - California school to be tested for tuberculosis: All 1,800 staff and students to be tested
Dec 19, 2013

Officials tested 131 students on Monday, and 45 of them tested positive to possible exposure to the illness, he said.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one-third of the world's 6 billion people are infected with TB.
http://www.ky3.com/California-HS-to-be-tested...
andet1987

Chicago, IL

#2 Dec 21, 2013
a lot of Asians test positive for TB when tested. but when they are X-rayed, they have NO TB at all. a test is just a test, a skin reaction, but it does not mean you have the TB disease. only an X-ray can tell of you have a TB or not.

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