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Schrassig inmate diagnosed with tuberculosis
Luxembourg

Schrassig inmate diagnosed with tuberculosis

29.11.2013 From our online archive
A prisoner at Schrassig penitentiary has been diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis and admitted to hospital, authorities announced on Friday afternoon.

(CS) A prisoner at Schrassig penitentiary has been diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis and admitted to hospital, authorities announced on Friday afternoon.

The prison administration of the “Centre pénitentiaire de Luxembourg” (CPL) and the Health Ministry are working together to compile a list of people who were in contact with the prisoner and exposed to the disease.

Anyone concerned will be contacted directly and submitted to a tuberculosis test.

“All necessary measures are being taken by CPL management together with the 'Centre hospitalier de Luxembourg' (CHL), with which the Justice Ministry has signed a convention to ensure medical care of the CPL's detainees,” an official statement said.