Olathe Northwest TB Outbreak Cont'd

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"Four more people tested positive for tuberculosis at Olathe Northwest High School after a student tested positive earlier this month. The spokesperson for the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment would not say whether the new cases are students or staff.

"Earlier this month, health officials identified 425 close contacts of the first active case that need to be tested. So far, only 273 of those contacts have been tested.

"The district did not immediately respond to questions about the new cases."

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4 more people test positive for tuberculosis at an Olathe high school

Health officials announced an active tuberculosis case at Olathe Northwest High School in early October. Now, four other people tested positive for the bacteria.