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Health department investigates tuberculosis at high school

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(WMC-TV) - The Shelby County Health Department will be conducting a tuberculosis investigation this week at Frayser High School.

Officials cannot confirm if anyone at the school has been diagnosed with the disease, but the health department is testing people who may have had contact with a particular person at the school.

Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that usually attacks the lungs. The disease is spread through the air from one person to another.

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