WHAT: Passengers on a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco on Saturday were exposed to tuberculosis when a sick man on a no-fly list was allowed to take the six-hour trip. The unidentified passenger was placed on the “Do Not Board” list one day earlier because of his condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More
Nearly 1,000 babies under six months old and their mothers could have contracted tuberculosis from a night-shift health-care worker at Kaiser Permanente's San Francisco Medical Center.
Tuesday morning, Kaiser staff began calling the approximately 960 new mothers who gave birth at the center's maternal child health unit between March 10 and August 10 to offer free tuberculosis tests, according to company spokeswoman Gerry Ginsburg. Read More