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DepCor now testing for scabies, in addition to TB

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by Krystal Paco

Guam - It's not just tuberculosis the Department of Corrections is testing for, as agency spokesperson Jeff Limo tells KUAM today that DepCor is also testing for scabies.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, scabies is spread by direct, prolonged skin-to-skin contact with an infected person. Symptoms will appear as an intense itching and pimple-like skin rash.

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