Possible TB Exposure At Buildings On Johns Hopkins Hospital Complex
08 July, 2018, 10:28 | Author: Lillian Steele
Public safety officials and infectious disease experts have deemed the areas safe, Kim Hoppe, director of public relations and corporate communications at Johns Hopkins medicine, said in a statement.
The amount released was equivalent to only a few drops, and no one was hurt, according to King.
A Johns Hopkins spokesman said the building has been cleared of any contamination and they have confirmed that they was no risk to anyone inside the building. The release triggered a heavy emergency response outside the complex of Johns Hopkins hospital buildings, including the shutdown of the two used for cancer research.
Crowds of medical staff streamed out of the hospital on Thursday afternoon after the Baltimore medical facility ordered an evacuation of two buildings after possible tuberculosis exposure.
In a statement released Friday, Ken Willis, a spokesman for Johns Hopkins Medicine, said the latch on the transportation container "failed due to pressure from a secondary interior container holding dry ice".
"In fact, we have determined that there is actually no risk, zero risk to anybody involved", King told the outlet.
Tuberculosis is serious lung infection and transmitted between people through the air, usually by coughing or sneezing. Not everyone infected with TB bacteria becomes sick.
Symptoms include coughing up blood, fever, chills, night sweats, shortness of breath, chest pains, weight loss and fatigue. Other people who might have been exposed are being sheltered in place. Airborne germs spread the disease from person to person. About 1.7 million died from the disease in the same year, making it one of the top 10 most fatal, according to the World Health Organization. The rates are much lower in the United states, with just over 9,000 cases in the same year.
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