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Dozens tested for TB as cases found

DOZENS of people were being tested for tuberculosis in the Highlands after two confirmed cases.

An NHS Highland spokeswoman said there have been two TB cases in the Helmsdale area and added: "We are organising follow-up of all close contacts and there is no significant risk to the wider community."

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