BISMARCK, North Dakota — North Dakota health officials have tallied four tuberculosis cases in October.
Dee Pritschet is the TB controller at the North Dakota Health Department. Pritschet tells the Bismarck Tribune (http://bit.ly/1wAjoTK ) that the number of cases is not unusual as the state typically sees between five and 12 cases every year.
North Dakota's last tuberculosis outbreak was in 2012. Twenty-six cases were reported that year.
Pritschet adds that October's cases were reported in various areas of the state.
Information from: Bismarck Tribune, http://www.bismarcktribune.com