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Woman Arrested For Refusing Treatment For Tuberculosis For More Than a Year

Posted on AllSides June 3rd, 2023
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Washington – A Tacoma woman with tuberculosis was arrested on Thursday for refusing to comply with a court order to resume taking medication or isolate. According to KOMO News, the woman, who has not been identified, has been avoiding treatment or isolation for TB for more than a year. The woman, who was under an involuntary order to take medication for TB, didn’t finish her treatment. The health department was granted numerous court orders over the last year in an effort to get the woman to receive treatment. A court...

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