The city’s public health department said an additional 45 babies were exposed to tuberculosis at Providence Memorial Hospital, bringing the total number of exposures to about 751.

Health officials said the exposure took place in a nursery unit from a health care worker that was confirmed as an active tuberculosis case.

As KFOX14 previously reported, a health care worker at Providence Memorial Hospital with an active case of tuberculosis exposed the disease to 706 newborns in the postpartum and newborn nursery area, and 43 employees between September 2013 and August 2014.

Officials reached out to the parents of those babies via certified mail and/or via telephone, just like the 706 on the original list.

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