Student in WWU housing diagnosed with tuberculosis

A student at Western Washington University has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, but there's a low risk that others will be infected, local health officials announced Friday, Oct. 24.

The student started to show symptoms last week, and will be held in isolation until it's no longer contagious, according to a joint press release by Western's Student Health Center and the Whatcom County Health Department.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:11am