uMoncton warns campus about student with TB

September 25, 2013

The Université de Moncton is warning students and staff about a business student who has been diagnosed with a highly-contagious form of tuberculosis. uMoncton has also created a list of students, teachers and other staff who may have come in contact with the student, and says health professionals will go to the classes in which the student is enrolled to answer questions. “Our first line is to make sure that people are informed,” says Thérèse Thériault, uMoncton Director of Communications. Medical officials are confident that only those who have come into close contact with the ill student are at risk of infection. Professionals at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont hospital said the student is responding well to treatment.  uMoncton News Release (in French) | Global News