CA: Long Beach regime declares a public health emergency after tuberculosis sickens 14

Source: NBC News

“The City Council of Long Beach, California has authorized a public health emergency in response to a local outbreak of tuberculosis. The city’s health officer, Dr. Anissa Davis, declared the emergency last week, after its health department detected 14 tuberculosis cases at a single-room occupancy hotel. The City Council vote on Tuesday night served as the final approval for the declaration. Nine tuberculosis patients have been hospitalized and one has died, according to the health department. As of Monday, about 175 people had been exposed to tuberculosis as a result of the outbreak.” (05/08/24)