Fourteen people at an area high school have tested positive for tuberculosis, although all of them have the non-contagious form.
Las Vegas public health officials say dozens of people linked to a tuberculosis outbreak at a neonatal unit have tested positive for the disease.
The results of tuberculosis tests at a Henderson school won’t be made public.
One student reportedly affected at Coronado High in Henderson
Family members of a young mother who died of tuberculosis this summer say they blame a Las Vegas hospital for failing to diagnose her with the illness.
State investigators say Summerlin Hospital wasn’t taking proper precautions when a mother with tuberculosis visited one of her twin babies in the intensive care unit.
Health officials urged tuberculosis testing for hundreds of babies, family members and staff who were at a Las Vegas neonatal intensive care unit this past summer, saying they want to take extra precautions after the death of a mother and her twin babies and the infection of more than 26 people.