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Parts of Navajo water pipeline near completion amid virus


CROWNPOINT, N.M. (AP) — Growing up without running water or electricity in rural New Mexico on the Eastern Agency of the Navajo Nation in the 1950s, Daniel Tso contracted tuberculosis at the age of 5 and had to spend the next five years of his childhood in a TB sanatorium in Albuquerque.

Tso, who is serving a third term as Navajo Nation Council delegate and is the chairman of the Council's Health, Education and Human Services Committee, remembered that on the first day at the Torreon Day School, the students lined up for the tuberculosis vaccination.

At the time, officials would conduct a...

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