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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

More Is Known About T-B Patient In Province

The patient who's suffering from a potentially highly contagious type of tuberculosis and remains hospitalized at the Dr. Georges Dumont Hospital is a business faculty student at the University of Moncton who was on hand for the first week of classes.

Medical authorities indicate the student’s condition is getting better and are optimistic the risk of infection is low.

They're also confident only those people who had close contact with the affected student are at risk of infection.

The university is establishing a list of those who could have potentially been in contact with the student, including other students, professors and all other staff members. 

Over the next few days, health professionals will be present in the classes in which the affected student would have been present during the contamination period in order to answer questions that may arise.