TB tests for Llanelli pupils

Screening for tuberculosis is being offered to pupils at Ysgol y Strade school in Llanelli as a precaution after a member of staff was diagnosed with the infection.

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TB screening given to Llanelli pupils

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 .

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