Case of Tuberculosis confirmed at Loreto Convent in Letterkenny

A case of Tuberculosis has been confirmed at Loreto Convent in Letterkenny, with HSE West offering screening to students and staff at the school.

The screening will begin on Monday of next week, weith parents invited to an information briefing at the school this afternoon.

The HSE is stressing the overall risk of transmission of the disease is low, and the screening is being offered as a precaution.

Dr Anthony Breslin is a Specialist in Public Health Medicine. he says parents shouldn't be alarmed: