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Some Caravan Migrants Have HIV/AIDS and TB, Say Mexican Authorities

Mexican officials stated that more than one-third of the 6,000 caravan migrants currently living in the border city of Tijuana, Baja California, are being treated for health-related issues. Some are being treated for infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and chickenpox.

A health staffer checks the blood pressure of a Central American migrant, moving towards the United States in hopes of a better life, in the street in Mexicali, Baja California state, Mexico, on November 16, 2018. - The Central American migrant caravan faced a desperate situation Friday as its numbers …

TB Cluster Triggers Mass Testing at Texas High School

Texas officials hope to contain the spread of tuberculosis (TB) and avoid a serious health threat by conducting a second round of mass testing at a Houston-area high school where, in recent weeks, the number of people that tested positive for the infection jumped from four to six and now, 10.

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Twenty-One Refugees with Active TB Sent to Louisiana Since 2011

Louisiana now has the dubious distinction as the state with the highest reported number of recently resettled refugees with active TB —at least among the five states that have confirmed to Breitbart that refugees resettled in their state have either arrived with active TB, or developed it within the first year of their arrival.

A laboratory technician tests sputum samples for tuberculosis strains. File.