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11 People Test Positive For Tuberculosis at Glenn Hills High School

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After a student at Glenn Hills High School tested positive for tuberculosis (TB), health officials are taking no chances, offering free tests for students and staff as the high school.

According to the Richmond County Health Department, as of Thursday afternoon, a total of 119 students and faculty to date have been tested at Glenn Hills High School.

Eleven of those tested have tested positive. Those tested positive will be further examined to determine if treatment is necessary.

There will be continued testing at Glenn Hills High School to complete a list compiled by Glenn Hills High School administration of those who had direct and sustained contact with suspect.

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