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Tuberculosis Confirmed in School Employee

The Vermont Health Dept. is working closely with the Charlotte Central School



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    A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient.

    Health officials in Vermont have confirmed a case of tuberculosis in an employee at Charlotte Central School.

    The state health department is working closely with the school to identify staff, students, and others who have been in close contact with the person who is ill.

    There is no ongoing risk of disease at the school.

    The Vermont Health Department is holding an informational meeting at the school Thursday night at 5:30 p.m.

    Click here to learn more about the infectious disease.

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