Case of TB at secondary school in Bukit Batok

Bukit View Secondary School was told about the case on April 30. The school is monitoring the situation.
Bukit View Secondary School was told about the case on April 30. The school is monitoring the situation.ST PHOTO: SYAMIL SAPARI

Patient is believed to be a student; TB Control Unit carrying out contact screening

A case of tuberculosis was discovered in Bukit View Secondary School late last month, and screening of students and teachers is currently being conducted.

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Tuberculosis Control Unit (TBCU) were notified of the case of active TB on April 26, an MOH spokesman told The Straits Times.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 16, 2018, with the headline 'Case of TB at secondary school in Bukit Batok'. Print Edition | Subscribe