wa–jail inmate-tb

Suburban Seattle jail inmate diagnosed with infectious TB

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Health officials say an inmate at a county jail in Suburban Seattle was diagnosed with infectious tuberculosis and had been in contact with at least 66 other inmates and staff between Nov. 20 and March 1.KCPQ-TV reports (https://goo.gl/pofrKE ) Public Health — Seattle & King County made the announcement Wednesday and said the county is working with jail staff to identify and screen exposed individuals for symptoms.