Tuberculosis

Health officials say Agustin Zeferino discontinued treatment for what they described as a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis. (Photo courtesy SB County Public Health)

Arrest Warrant Issued For Patient With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Southern California man with a contagious case of drug-resistant tuberculosis, authorities said Friday.

08/22/2014

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Possible 2nd Case Of Tuberculosis Reported At Vista Murrieta High

Vista Murrieta High School may have its second case of tuberculosis in less than six months.

CBS Los Angeles–04/09/2014

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TB Tests Expanded At Indio High School After 45 Students Exposed

Hundreds of teachers and staff at Indio High School were being tested for tuberculosis Friday after a student was diagnosed with the contagious and possibly deadly infection.

12/20/2013

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1,000 Arroyo High School Students May Have Been Exposed To TB

As many as 1,000 students who attended summer school at Arroyo High School last year may have been exposed to tuberculosis, according to the Associated Press.

CBS Los Angeles–03/29/2013

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Cal Poly Pomona Student Linked To Possible TB Case

A Cal Poly Pomona student may have tested positive for tuberculosis, school officials said Friday.

03/08/2013

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1 Person At Whittier High School Tests Positive For TB

Students and teachers at a high school in Whittier are on high alert after it was discovered someone associated with the campus contracted tuberculosis.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2013

The feds are screening people who may have been exposed to a drug-resistant tuberculosis. (credit: CBS)

Health Official: Angelenos Not At Risk To Downtown TB Outbreak

Angelenos are not in danger in the wake of a tuberculosis outbreak on Skid Row, according to the top county health official.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2013

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LA Cops Reminded To Wear Masks In Downtown TB Area

Los Angeles police officers are being reminded to use face masks and to wash their hands frequently when dealing with sick people following an outbreak of tuberculosis in downtown’s Skid Row.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2013

The feds are screening people who may have been exposed to a drug-resistant tuberculosis. (credit: CBS)

Thousands May Have Been Exposed To Deadly TB Epidemic Downtown

The feds are descending on downtown LA to combat what they say might be a dangerous outbreak of a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis.

02/21/2013

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Students At Downey High Tested For Tuberculosis After 3 Positive Cases

Health officials tested about 100 students for tuberculosis at Downey High School Wednesday after several students had tested positive months before. Some parents questioned why the tests were not conducted sooner.

02/22/2012

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Tuberculosis Detected In Dairy Cow Headed To Slaughter

State and federal officials say bovine tuberculosis has been detected in a dairy cow from a Southern California herd during a routine slaughterhouse inspection.

04/26/2011

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LA Man Claims Homemade Drugs May Reverse SARS

Sami Arshak Yanikian, 62, was found guilty on two misdemeanor counts of introducing unapproved drugs into interstate commerce, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

03/23/2011

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