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Outbreaks in Migrant Detention Facilities

Outbreaks in Migrant Detention Facilities

Over the last 8 months, 6 children have died while in US custody or soon after being released. The deaths were linked to infectious diseases. This week, we will discuss what is known about infectious disease outbreaks in migrant detention facilities in the US and the factors that may be contributing to the spread of infectious diseases in these and similar settings.