Tuberculosis in Pearland High School

The Pearland ISD confirms the diagnosis of a case of tuberculosis at Pearland High School, though it has not identified if the patient is a student or instructor.

The Brazoria County Health Department is investigating the case, and will be contacting the parents of students who have come in contact with the infected person.

According to the Mayo Clinic, signs and symptoms of active TB include:

Coughing that lasts three or more weeks

Coughing up blood

Chest pain, or pain with breathing and coughing

Unintentional weight loss



Night sweats


Loss of Appetite

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