Monday, December 31, 2018
...more: Rampant migrant illnesses force U.S. Border Patrol to seek help, change procedures
Between Dec. 22 and Sunday, the agency reported 451 cases referred to doctors or other providers, including 259 children. Among the children, half of the cases involved kids under the age of 5.
The ill migrants have been arriving with all kinds of ailments, many with flu or pneumonia that can be particularly pervasive and dangerous this time of year. Seventeen migrants have been hospitalized, including six children, according to the agency.
Posted by K at 10:56 PM