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02.09.07

N. M. Milk Plant Employee Diagnosed with TB

A case of tuberculosis is reported out of Portales. 

An employee at a local milk processing plant contracted the contagious but rarely fatal disease.
  

Health officials say there is little danger of it spreading at the plant where more than 100 people work.
  

5 cases of TB have been reported in New Mexico already this year.
  

One in Bernalillo and San Miguel counties, and two in Valencia.

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