After declaring an outbreak of syphilis in the city on Mar. 12, the Saskatoon Health Region has seen a decline in reported cases of the sexually transmitted infection.
Regular Human Immunodeficiency Virus testing will remove stigmas surrounding the disease, creating more awareness and knowledge about this worldwide epidemic.
A student enrolled in arts and science classes is being treated for active pulmonary tuberculosis and 589 of his or her classmates and professors have been identified as having been potentially exposed to the disease. The student has been removed from campus and is in non-critical condition. Other affected students and faculty are being notified
The Sheaf has just learned that a case of tuberculosis has been identified on campus. The Saskatoon Health Region has taken control of the situation. One student has been removed from campus for treatment. The health region now has a list of that student’s classmates and professors and is working to contact them.