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Around 150 staff and pupils at a school in Llanelli have been screened for Tuberculosis after a member of staff was diagnosed with the infection last week.
Health officials say the chance of anyone catching the infection at Ysgol y Strade is low. Parents say they're happy with the way the school has dealt with the issue but they still have some concerns. Alexandra Lodge reports.
Public Health Wales is encouraging parents to get their children screened for TB, although it says the risk of the infection spreading within the school is low.
Screening for tuberculosis will today be offered to pupils at Ysgol y Strade school in Llanelli.
The 124 pupils at the secondary school are those identified as having around eight hours of close contact with the member of staff.
Tests will also be offered to 21 members of staff identified as close contacts of the patient.
Pupils at a school in Llanelli will today be offered a blood test to check for Tuberculosis after a teacher was diagnosed with the disease last week.
The screening is also being offered to 21 staff members at Ysgol y Strade.
Public Health Wales are encouraging parents to get their children screened for TB, although they say the risk of the infection spreading within the school is low .