Inis Oirr people offered TB screening
- 14 February 2013
- From the section Europe
All the inhabitants of a small island off the Irish coast are to be offered screening for tuberculosis.
There has been a confirmed case of the disease on Inis Oirr.
The risk of transmission is considered low but, as a precaution, all 250 islanders will be offered a test.
Inis Oirr is the smallest of the Aran Islands.