UNION CITY (AP) – Hundreds of Union City high school students will be screened for tuberculosis after a person at the school tested positive for the bacterial disease.
The Oakland Tribune reported the person with active TB, who hasn’t been identified, is being treated and is no longer on the James Logan High School campus.READ MORE: Deadly Hit-And Run Marks Sixth Pedestrian Fatality in San Jose in 3 Weeks
New Haven Unified School District spokesman Rick La Plante on Wednesday stressed the disease is not easily spread.READ MORE: Wild Fan Celebration Erupts Following San Francisco 49ers Last-Second Playoff Win
A notice was sent out Wednesday to 500 people who will be tested some time next week.MORE NEWS: Officials Warn Waves, Rip Currents Expected to Be Dangerous Through Monday
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