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In addition, 26 of Pauline's close contacts are understood to have been vaccinated with a new experimental Ebola jab.
Close contact with an infectious individual over a long time period, such as living in the same household, is usually required for a person to become infected with TB.
Precautionary measures are being taken to check the health of any prisoners or staff that may have been in close contact with the individuals with TB while infectious.
South Korean Health Ministry reported that a 58-year-old woman died of acute respiratory failure on Monday after having close contact with the first MERS patient at an undisclosed hospital in mid-May, The second victim of the disease is a 71-year-old man who also died after coming in close contact with the first patient during a similar period.
He had close contact with MERS patients at home and expressed discomfort as early as May 21.
Meningococcal bacteria do not spread easily and only people who have had prolonged, close contact with the ill person are at a slightly increased risk of becoming unwell.
The animals used in the study had very mild clinical symptoms as a result of their exposure to the virus and it was clear that very close contact was required for transmission.
It said none of their family members or those in close contact with them have become ill.
But anyone who may have been in close contact with the affected scholars have been offered examinations.
As such the risk to those who were in close contact with him is minimal.
Because of the high rates of illness and death among the initial case-patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 (14), the Chinese government decided to prevent and contain the rapid spread of disease through tracing and quarantine of persons who had close contact with persons with confirmed cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009.
While health experts have suspected since the late 1990s that elephants can spread tuberculosis to people coming into close contact with the animals, a recent case points to transmission even to people not in close contact with infected elephants.