TB Cases Reported at Two Elk Grove Schools
This week, two schools in Elk Grove -- Franklin High School and Franklin Elementary School -- reported cases of tuberculosis. The two students who contracted the respiratory infection are related. They have been take out of the schools and are receiving care for the disease. California has a TB rate of 5.7 cases per 100,000 individuals -- nearly twice as high as the national rate.
- "Tuberculosis Strikes Two More Elk Grove Schools" (Caiola, Sacramento Bee, 3/10).