TODAY   |  December 02, 2013

Tuberculosis scare on U.S. Airways flight

Passengers aboard a U.S. Airways flight from Austin to Phoenix were encouraged to get tuberculosis shots after paramedics removed a man from the plane who supposedly had an active case. NBC’s Tamron Hall reports

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>> are trying to determine if passengers aboard a u.s. airways flight from austin texas to phoenix were exposed to tu berk tuberculosis. they removed a man that had active tuberculosis. they were advised to get tb shots as a precaution. a spokesman for the county health department said it was still investigating but that passengers faced little risk.