TB patient flies cross-country despite "Do Not Board" list

01/13/2010 | MSNBC · San Francisco Chronicle

A passenger with drug-resistant tuberculosis was allowed to board a Philadelphia-San Francisco flight on Saturday, just one day after officials with the Centers for Disease Control added his name to a federal "Do Not Board" list. Health officials said there was little risk to other passengers because the flight was under eight hours, but the incident raised questions for the TSA, which is charged with enforcing various aviation watch lists.

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