Two cancer research buildings at Johns Hopkins Hospital were evacuated Thursday due to possible tuberculosis contamination, according to the hospital.
The buildings on the 1500 block of Orleans Street were evacuated as the Baltimore City Fire Department investigated the possible release of a small amount of tuberculosis in a bridge between the two buildings, Kim Hoppe, a spokeswoman for the hospital, said in a statement.
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“It is a hazmat situation,” Baltimore Fire Chief Roman Clark said.
Nearly a dozen Baltimore city fire vehicles surrounded the hospital’s cancer research center. A hub of white tents, which...