File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Ala. Prisons Hit With Worst TB Outbreak In 5 Years

State health officials say Alabama’s prison system is dealing with its worst outbreak of tuberculosis in five years.


File photo of an engineer holding a small glass vial like those that will hold tuberculosis vaccines. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CDC Blames Man’s Death On Greenwood Tuberculosis Outbreak

Federal health officials say the death of a 79-year-old man earlier this year is linked to the outbreak of tuberculosis at a Greenwood County school.


The homeless shelter that Occupy Atlanta protesters have been camping out in has been confirmed for housing two cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tuberculosis Breaks Out At Occupy Atlanta’s Base

The Fulton County Health Department confirmed Wednesday that residents at the homeless shelter where Occupy Atlanta has been occupying have contracted drug-resistant tuberculosis.



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