Saturday 18 January 2020
Home      All news      Contact us     
theguardian - 1 month ago

US immigration officials bar doctors from giving flu shots to detained kids

Doctors warn of more deaths after being turned away from a Customs and Border Protection facility in San DiegoUS immigration authorities blocked doctors from giving flu vaccines to detained migrant children this week, a move that physicians say will lead to more deaths behind bars.Customs and Border Protection (CBP) refused to grant a group of doctors access to provide vaccines in San Diego on Monday despite at least three recent flu deaths of children in US immigration custody, aged two, six and 16, and growing concerns about health hazards and unsafe conditions for asylum seekers in detention. Continue reading...


Latest News
Hashtags:   

immigration

 | 

officials

 | 

doctors

 | 

giving

 | 

shots

 | 

detained

 | 
Most Popular (6 hours)

Most Popular (24 hours)

Most Popular (a week)

Sources