Skip to comments.Border Patrol Agent Hospitalized with Pneumonia Caught from an Illegal Immigrant
Posted on 07/13/2014 10:03:20 AM PDT by dennisw
_____Expected to Have Lifelong Complications
A Border Patrol agent from the Laredo, Texas, Sector has been hospitalized for seven days with bacterial pneumonia, which the agent contracted while processing illegal immigrants, officials from National Border Patrol Council 2455 tell National Review Online.
Agent Jarrad Seely, vice president of NBPC 2455, says the agent is expected to have chronic asthmatic symptoms for life, according to information relayed by the agent. The illness has so swollen the agents throat that its difficult for the agent to speak, Seely says.
Its a very traumatic experience for [the agent] and [the agents] family, he says. [The agents] got small children. He says that its too soon to tell if the agent will be able to make a full recovery and return to work, and says the agent was healthy prior to processing the immigrants.
Our agents have been getting sick more often than before with flus and congestion and a whole bunch of respiratory illnesses, says Hector Garza, the secretary and treasurer of NBPC 2455. The processing room was severely overcrowded and that just made [it] the perfect breeding ground for these diseases. Garza says he and other Border Patrol officials have had to communicate indirectly with the agent, via the family, because of the agents inability to speak.
Seely says the Laredo Sector has recently had illegal immigrants arrive with active cases of tuberculosis, scabies, lice and chicken pox.
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On Fox & Friends , Tucker Carlson remarked >>>>
Were also seeing the spread of diseases that have been pretty much wiped out in the United States, things like drug-resistant tuberculosis. You just saw a case of bacterial pneumonia a Border Patrol agent got this week. The union says he going to be be disabled for life by this disease he picked up from one of these illegals in a detention center down in Texas.
Is it golf today for 0bama or shooting hoops with Reggie?
No biggie if he sacrifices his life for the Greater Good of Nueva Aztlan and the Inevitable Browning of America.
Right? Right, Mr. Soetoro.
I'm sure he's hosting a world cup watching party on our dime.
King Barry is so exhausted from fundraisers and photo-ops, he is just relaxing so he can be ready for his next vacation on Martha’s Vineyard.
Will the agent be eligible for Workmens’ Comp. and disability if necessary or will the Administration deny the link with the illegals, I wonder.
Well, time to move them all in with Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid!
After all, one needs to break a few eggs to make an omelet.
But remember, it is an act of love.