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.