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More than 50 in southern Indiana test positive for tuberculosis

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- More than 50 people in southern Indiana have tested positive for tuberculosis.

Indiana health officials say 49 students and staff at Rock Creek Community Academy in Sellersburg have tested positive for TB.

Five others belong to a church.

Health officials say they were exposed to a student with the disease.

They say the student is isolated and responding well to treatment.

The bacteria are typically transmitted through coughs and sneezes.

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