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Hospital nurse had tuberculosis; hundreds of babies, moms need treatment or tests
The Mercury News

In a stunning announcement that has South Bay mothers of newborns reeling, Santa Clara County officials on Friday said hundreds of babies, mothers and employees may have been exposed to a nurse with tuberculosis at Valley Medical Center’s mother and infant care center.

As a result, those who came into contact with the nurse from mid-August through mid-November will have to undergo testing for the potentially deadly disease.