Feb. 21: Tuberculosis Outbreak Contained

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The Department of Health and Social Services reported that everyone in Deline has been screened for tuberculosis and all current cases of the disease are being treated. Seven cases of TB were reported in Deline in 2010 and there have been 31 latent cases of the disease discovered in Deline to date. Symptoms of TB include persistent coughing, fatigue, night sweats and coughing up phlegm and blood.