Tag Archives: TB

STAFF OF PCF SPARKLETOTS IN CLEMENTI DIAGNOSED WITH TB, KIDS THERE TO BE SCREENED

This time, a staff of a PCF Sparkletots pre-school was diagnosed with active tuberculosis. The pre-school in Clementi was immediately informed when this case is confirmed, triggering a mass screening of staff and children who had been in close contact with the infected staff. So far, 66 staff and students of the school located at Clementi Avenue 1 had been screened by the MOH , with 45 tested negative, and 21 more awaiting a doctor's evaluation. All 66 screened do not suffer from active TB. This must be a scary time for parents of the kids sent to the school. Most of these kids are very young, and most of the parents are worried about the TB skin test and how that would affect their young children.

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2 YEAR OLD PRESCHOOLER DIAGNOSED WITH TB AFTER TEACHER TESTED POSITIVE FOR ACTIVE TB

A two year old child attending Bridges Montessori preschool in Punggol has been diagnosed with latent tuberculosis (TB). Earlier this month, a trainee teacher had tested positive for the disease. It appeared that the new trainee teacher had cleared the medical examination in her home country. It was only after a pre-employment screening in Singapore that the teacher was diagnosed with active TB.

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PRESCHOOL CHILDREN SCREENED FOR TB AFTER TEACHER FALLS SICK

It was reported that preschool children attending Little Green House at Bukit Batok were screened for latent tuberculosis (TB) on Wednesday (Aug 24). This comes after a teacher was diagnosed with the disease. The teacher had reported sick last Thursday. She was later diagnosed with TB.

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POSSIBLE TUBERCULOSIS OUTBREAK AT NUH, 178 CHILDREN RECALLED FOR TESTING

There has been a possible tuberculous disease outbreak in Singapore’s National University Hospital (NUH) and 178 children have been recalled for testing. The hospital found out when a nurse was tested positive for tuberculous (TB), with a TB patch the size of a 50-cent coin last Friday (Nov 27). The nurse first experienced persistent coughing in July.

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