CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV)- Nearly three-dozen people are being tested on Tuesday after a former high school student in Charlotte tested positive for Tuberculosis (TB).
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg school officials, a former female student from South Mecklenburg High School tested positive for TB. The school found out last week, officials told WBTV.
The sick student graduated in January. School officials looked at her school schedule to determine who she may have come into contact with.
WBTV has learned that 33 students and one teacher will have to undergo testing. Officials with the Mecklenburg County Health Department told WBTV testing was underway on Tuesday.
According to a parent, who contacted WBTV, the school sent out an automated call to parents and said information would be sent home with students, as well.
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