Sacramento High School Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis; Parents Warned About Possible ExposureSacramento county's division of public health says the student has been isolated at home and is under care.
UCSF Ebola Expert: Ebola Is Not As Infectious As Influenza, Tuberculosis, Measles And Other Airborne DiseasesAmid questions and concerns over the recent cases of the Ebola virus in the United States, KPIX 5 talked to an expert on infectious diseases at University of California at San Francisco.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Contagious Tuberculosis Patient Stockton Police Say Is Refusing TreatmentProsecutors in Central California have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who they say is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk.
Tuberculosis Outbreak Emerges From High School In SacramentoA Sacramento high school is at the center of a tuberculosis outbreak, according to health officials.
Santa Clara County Drops Universal Student Testing For TB As Positive Tests RiseSanta Clara County, which has more cases of tuberculosis that most U.S. states, will shift from testing public school students for TB to requiring a “risk assessment” for the disease, officials said.
200 Students To Be Tested For Tuberculosis At Antioch SchoolAuthorities say some 200 students at a Contra Costa County high school will be tested for tuberculosis this week after one of their classmates tested positive for the infectious disease.
TB Lockdown Ends At San Mateo County Women's PrisonThe San Mateo County Women's Correctional Facility was given the "all clear" Friday morning after a case of tuberculosis was discovered at the facility Tuesday.
8 Infants Exposed To TB At Sacramento HospitalHealth officials said it’s unlikely that eight infants exposed to tuberculosis at a Sacramento hospital will contract the disease.
Possible TB Exposure Investigated At 2 NorCal HospitalsHealth officials are testing 35 babies for tuberculosis after a person with an active case of the life-threatening disease visited neonatal-intensive care units at two Northern California hospitals.
Babies In Solano, Sacramento Hospitals Exposed To TuberculosisHealth officials in Solano and Sacramento counties are notifying the parents of babies who recently spent time in the neonatal intensive care units at two hospitals, after their children were exposed to tuberculosis.
Stockton TB Patient Arrested For Not Getting TreatmentA Stockton man was arrested on Tuesday after not making himself available for tuberculosis treatment, according to the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office.
Bay Area Health Officials Call Attention To High TB RatesBay Area health leaders held a joint news conference in San Jose Thursday to raise awareness about tuberculosis, and the fact that we have one of the highest TB rates of any metropolitan area in the country.