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TB Testing Wraps Up At Byrd High School Today

After one Byrd High School student showed signs of tuberculosis, dozens of other students will be tested next week.

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More than 100 students were tested on Monday and another 100-150 are being tested today. Disease Intervention Specialist Jamie Wooley with the Caddo Health Unit tells KEEL News TB is not easy to catch.

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We asked Wooley how long it will take to get the results back.

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Wooley says students who had classes with that teenager were notified personally that they should be tested.

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Wooley says the results will be sent to the school next week.

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