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2nd VCU Student Tests Positive for Tuberculosis

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A second case of tuberculosis has been confirmed at Virginia Commonwealth University.
The university says a student tested positive for tuberculosis during a routine screening.
Media outlets report that the university announced the second case in an email sent Tuesday night to faculty, staff and students.
The first case was reported last week.
Provost and senior vice president Beverly J. Warren says in the email that state health officials determined the two cases aren't related.
Warren says the Virginia Department of Health believes the risk to the general VCU community is small.

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