U-H student may have tuberculosis


The City of Houston Health Department is looking into a case of tuberculosis at the University of Houston. The school says that student is no longer con campus, and an email to faculty, staff and students about what's going on has been sent.

The health department says the student is undergoing medical treatment away from campus and no longer a risk to others.

The health department hasn't found any other people on campus with symptoms at this time.

"The University is following the protocols outlined by the Houston Health Department for handling a TB case. We trust the expertise and guidance of HHD as we take appropriate precautions to ensure the public health of our community. HHD is conducting a contact investigation to identify, test and treat individuals who may have been exposed," UH said in a press release.


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