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People entering the UK from countries with a high incidence of tuberculosis will have to be tested for the disease before being granted a visa, Immigration Minister Damian Green has announced. The new rules are a response to the fact that the disease is at its highest level in the UK for more than 30 [...]

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MaidenScotland, I hope everything is sorted on your TB! Before I left the US the news was coming out that TB ('regular' and much more frightening drug-resistant TB) is on the rise. I had a test before coming over in 2010 because of the high incidence in the state I was living in at the time.

We talked about this last week in this thread, it includes links to the UKBA pages on the changes:

http://www.expatforum.com/expats/br...entry-screening-uk-visas-over-six-months.html
 

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MaidenScotland, I hope everything is sorted on your TB! Before I left the US the news was coming out that TB ('regular' and much more frightening drug-resistant TB) is on the rise. I had a test before coming over in 2010 because of the high incidence in the state I was living in at the time.

We talked about this last week in this thread, it includes links to the UKBA pages on the changes:

http://www.expatforum.com/expats/br...entry-screening-uk-visas-over-six-months.html


Thank yes I am well now but of course it took a year out of my families life and I now have scared lungs...The local health authourity tracked my contacts.. so I am all for screening.
 
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