Dozens Test Positive After Tuberculosis Exposure

Health officials urge families exposed at Nevada's Summerlin Hospital to get preventive treatment.
3:00 | 12/24/13

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A life threatening outbreak in Nevada dozens tested positive for tuberculosis. It started back in August a mother twins died at several hospital and autopsy -- -- the mother was infected with tuberculosis and now. State health officials are -- hospital didn't follow infection control guidelines the result. Panic with hundreds of letters and calls going out -- the patience of the hospital. Fearing they may have been exposed. And of the nearly 1000 tested 61 did in fact test positive two with the active form of the disease. -- with the warnings some are refusing treatment like this mother. I don't want to jeopardize my child's life. And then have -- have a liver transplant -- a year old class action lawsuit has -- been filed against the hospital.

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