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Coweta County student tests positive for tuberculosis

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COWETA COUNTY, Ga. -

A student at Smokey Road Middle School in Coweta County has tested positive for tuberculosis.

Health officials are trying to confirm how the student was exposed.

Doctors screened more than 200 students, faculty and staff at the school for TB last week.

Experts remind people that at any given time, 10 percent of the population tests positive to tuberculosis exposure.

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