Doctors Demand Flu Vaccines for Detained Migrants
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FEATURING DR. MARIE DELUCA – Days after ProPublica published a horrific video of an immigrant teenager dying of the flu through neglect in a detention center, doctors at the California-Mexico border were arrested for demanding they be allowed to vaccinate detainees.
The Guardian reported that, “Licensed physicians arrived at the Chula Vista border patrol station in San Ysidro [,California] prepared to operate a free flu clinic for the detained migrants, but CBP would not let them inside, claiming it was not ‘feasible’ to provide the medical care.”
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Dr. Marie DeLuca, Emergency Medicine Physician, with Doctors for Camp Closure.