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TB is very much alive at Olive View-UCLA hospital in Sylmar
Los Angeles Times

Matthew Kennedy spent his 39th birthday at the hospital learning to walk again.

Three months ago, the Venice Beach resident started having trouble moving his legs. When a chest X-ray at a Santa Monica health center revealed a shadow in his lungs, he was quickly transferred to a highly specialized tuberculosis ward 25 miles across the county at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar.

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