TB Probe Widens in Vegas After Mom, Baby Deaths

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    http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/tb-probe-widens-vegas-mom-baby-deaths-20508089

    Health officials urged tuberculosis testing for hundreds of babies, family members and staff who were at a Las Vegas neonatal intensive care unit this past summer, saying they want to take extra precautions after the death of a mother and her twin babies and the infection of more than 26 people.

    Authorities with the Southern Nevada Health District said Tuesday that they're working to contact parents of about 140 babies who were at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center's NICU unit between mid-May and mid-August, and have set up a temporary clinic to test them..........


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    I had Typhoid Fever when I was 8 months old. I survived it. My mom was by my bedside the entire month. When my fever broke, they had to admit her for exhaustion. These diseases scare me.
     

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