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Last Updated: Tuesday, 5 October, 2004, 18:10 GMT 19:10 UK
More tests after factory TB alert
TB test
About 600 factory workers were offered emergency tests
A worker is facing further tests for tuberculosis at an East Sussex factory where about 600 workers were tested for the illness.

All employees at the Parker Pen factory in Newhaven were offered emergency checks after a temp was admitted to hospital with the contagious disease.

Staff were also being visited by health officials and given the chance to have the skin tests if they were concerned.

The worker who first contracted the disease is being treated in hospital.




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