TB patient moved from Atlanta quarantine

by Jon Surmacz on May 31, 2007

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TB patient moved from Atlanta quarantine
A tuberculosis patient under the first federal quarantine since 1963 left an Atlanta hospital Thursday and arrived at a Denver facility that specializes in respiratory disorders, officials said. (AP)

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Today’s Travel Blogs

Skybus unveils new cities
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Philly tour guides get schooled
Tired of mixed-up dates and embellished biographies of historical figures, City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown introduced a bill that would require all guides to take a test and pay additional licensing fees. (Jaunted)

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