Most cleared in Clovis tuberculosis scare

Most cleared in Clovis tuberculosis scare

The New Mexico Department of Health has cleared 80 people of active, infectious Tuberculosis after they were exposed to someone with the virus.

Five others tested positive for non-contagious TB infection. The health department will be treating them.

Only 6 percent of the people exposed tested positive. The department reports it usually finds 20 to 30 percent positive when doing these kinds of investigations.

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