Skip to comments.Border Patrol Agents Worry About Contagious Diseases
Posted on 07/04/2014 8:19:04 AM PDT by KeyLargo
WESLACO - The spread of scabies, chicken pox and other diseases within Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol facilities may be getting out of control, a leader with the agents' union said.
National Border Patrol Council Local 3307 Vice President Christopher Cabrera said the federal government is not serious about solving the problem.
Cabrera said agents have to deal with health issues affecting the immigrants. He said agents are encountering many sick immigrants, including women and children.
Cabrera said the agents are beginning to contract some of those diseases.
"I see it as a big mess. Unless we get serious about fixing this ... we're spinning our wheels," Cabrera said.
The union representative said numbers recently reported in Hidalgo County included only five cases of chicken pox within the immigrant population. He's convinced there are more than the report shows.
"I know a couple of stations ... have gotten three or four or five cases alone," he said.
"You have the stations downriver ... the Cameron County area. Not everybody is going to come forward with the symptoms, but there are quite of few cases of the chicken pox," Cabrera said.
He said scabies also poses a threat. Cabrera said the skin disease appears to be getting out of control. He said about 10 to 15 percent of the immigrant population held in Valley detention centers is being treated for scabies.y About Contagious Diseases
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He never said "fundamental change" was going to be a good thing.
Thanks for posting. Latest update at source
Obama Ayatollah Hussein using children.
If carbrerra has any bullets in his gun he needs to just shoot himself in the foot and finish the job.
Picture 3? Is a child? I’m going to have to call BS on that one.
I have no mercy left in me.
They are busing those diseases all over the United States, and in particular to Conservative neighborhoods like Murietta.
Then all border patrol agents should stand together and do something about it.....protest, quit, go on all news outlets and tell the truth about what is going on, become a whistleblower, stop these charades so you can get back to your real job to keep terrorists from coming here to blow us up.
I am physically repulsed. Its an army of diseased invaders. This is BIOLOGICAL WARFARE, as deadly as any chemical bomb. This will collapse or medical system.
Obama the CryptoMoslem Tyrant from Indonesia
is shipping these DH”S”=escorted diseases
to every state, every conservative community.
Did he take ten for HIS home?
I think not.
Every US Congressman and their Staff,
every Czar and his Staff,
should be forced by Law to take one dozen
of these “children” in their homes.
Illegal alien children, doing work Americans won't do, like bringing lice and typhus to your local preschool and grade school.
Not all of the illegals are little babies.
“Our nation has an immigration problem and a national security crisis, but I don’t believe the answer is for our military facilities to be transformed into a center that houses, feeds, and cares for illegal immigrants.”
“This only encourages parents to send their children unaccompanied over the border and, with the average-aged child being between 13 and 17, it exposes our military facilities to unknown security concerns.”
Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) represents the congressional district where Fort Sill is located. He also commented about the feds plan to use the Army base as a housing facility for illegal kids, saying:
Known gang members among thousands of illegal immigrant children storming the U.S. border and officials are now trying to silence officers from talking to the media
Look at all those “little children.”
Some appear to be around 240 months old!
>Cabrera said agents have to deal with health issues affecting the immigrants.<
Family members, beware.
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Illegals bringing drug-resistant TB to U.S.
Posted By Jack Minor On 03/02/2013 @ 6:21 pm In Front Page,Health,Politics,U.S.,World | No Comments
A member of Congress who for more than 30 years worked as a doctor says the baggage that illegal aliens are bringing into the United States now is killing people.
Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, told WND that its not suitcases, clothes or the like its the highly infectious cases of drug-resistant and lethal tuberculosis that are walking across the Mexican border.
It is something I am aware of and it is definitely a factor to consider in the immigration debate, Burgess said.
Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that generally attacks the lungs, although it can attack any part of the body. The disease is easily spread when an infected individual coughs, sneezes or even talks in the presence of another person. If not properly treated the disease can be fatal.
The disease has been around since ancient times and tuberculosis was once the leading cause of death in America. Among the diseases victims was the legendary Doc Holiday, who died in a tuberculosis ward in Colorado Springs.
While the 20th century development of antibiotics resulted in the disease being virtually eradicated in America by the 1960s, in recent years TB has been making a comeback with new strains that are resistant to most antibiotics.
I posted on another thread this a.m. that a gentleman that was at the Murietta protest was on Fox & Friends this morning. He said his granddaughter was recently diagnosed with Hoof and Mouth disease - said the doctor had seen several recent cases - - 1st in a long time or ever. They’re are expecting another bus today and there will be protestors there again.
There’s also TB and measles. I’ve read reports on FR that the med personnel and others are saying they’re seeing many many case of heads full of lice to the point they’re crawling down the faces, etc. And, I’ve heard on TV and I believe read that there are also cases of leprosy - something not seen, at least in this country, for a very long time.
I feel badly that these kids are suffering with these diseases as well as in other ways. Let’s vaccinate, clean them up, give them a few meals and send them back to their country of origin.
Problem is they’re being shipped all over the country, which a) gives a much better chance of infecting our kids and citizens (wonder if Obummercare is going to pay for all the additional healthcare needs of our kids and citizens), and b) means they will probably be never be found - - as I understand it, they’re not really being tracked - many are being released to foster families or “family members” (read an article on FR that many of the so called family members are bogus). I think the spreading of these illegals around the country is part of BO and ValJar’s plan. What a mess - - just like the rest of Obummer’s _residency.
BTW- the guy in the picture doesn’t look like a little child that Sheila J Lee thinks we should give lollipops to. Though I am sorry he’s got this disease. He needs to be mendicated and go back to his home.
I guess we’ll never see these images on the evening “news.”
Also, the word “immigrant” is used at least four times in the above story. These are NOT immigrants!
DEFUND THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH!
Congress is elected by the people...Hammer their offices until they act to stop this criminal invasion of illegals orchestrated by Barack Obama...a tyrannical president. We ask the congress to show some spine....we must also show them our spine.
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