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More cases of TB diagnosed in Grand Forks

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm •  Published: December 20, 2012

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Health officials have identified more people diagnosed with an outbreak of tuberculosis in Grand Forks.

Officials say two more people have been diagnosed with the potentially fatal lung infection. This brings the total number of active cases identified from the outbreak to 15— five children and 10 adults.

Health officials have linked the outbreak to homeless visitors who exposed a family who gave them shelter.