Two Hawaii schools tested in TB scare

More than 100 Hawaiian students and faculty were tested for exposure to tuberculosis Tuesday.

The tests were ordered at Kahuku High School and Intermediate Schools after a teacher contracted the disease.

The Honolulu Advertiser said the state Department of Health compiled a list of students and staff members who had contact with the teacher.

Copyright 2008 by United Press International


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