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Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In that interview, Wise described how migrant children are kept in a “kind of cage-like” processing center. “From there, they get moved to a different processing center, which is kind… Read More »

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children

“Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak. The illness, whose cause has perplexed government scientists, affected 233 patients in 41 states last year, and circulates primarily between August and October. It… Read More »