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TB Case Confirmed at USF

Officials with the Hillsborough County Health Department confirmed that a University of South Florida student has tuberculosis, the Tampa Bay Timesreports.

About 90 people who came into contact with the student will be tested for the disease. The last time TB was reported on the USF campus was in May 2012.

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