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TB frenzy unabated

Ennis Daily News photo by Phil Banker / Mary Bond and Amy McDaniel wait for Wednesday night's town hall to begin in the Ennis High School auditorium. Bond wore a facemask to protect herself from catching Tuberculosis. “If this is contagious and the kids have it, their parents are here,” she said.

Phil Banker, phil@ennisdailynews.com

A town hall meeting meant for state health officials to educate the public on the realities of Ennis High School’s tuberculosis outbreak Wednesday night quickly devolved into anger and fear.

Several school officials, including EISD Superintendent Barbara Qualls and EHS Principal David Averett weathered accusations from enraged parents that the school wasn’t doing enough to protect their children.

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