Tuberculosis Case Confirmed at San Diego International Airport

A case of tuberculosis has been confirmed at San Diego International Airport.

An employee of the airport was reportedly diagnosed with infectious pulmonary tuberculosis Friday. Officials with the county Health and Human Services Agency determined the potential exposure period to be January 1st to May 29th in an area of the airport that the public cannot access.

The risk of exposure to the public is considered to be extremely low. Employees of Southwest Airlines are being notified. Officials are not expected to offer any testing to employees due to the low risk.

Source: Tuberculosis case confirmed at San Diego Airport, exposure risk extremely low

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