Migrants cross the Rio Grande Migrants cross the Rio Grande near Los Ebanos, Texas, on June 15, 2019. (Kris Grogan/CBP)

Doctors March On Border Patrol, Demanding It Vaccinates Detainees

A group of doctors from across the country is spending the week in San Diego demanding they be allowed to vaccinate detained migrants against flu.

Over the past year, three detained migrant children have died of flu while in Border Patrol custody in Texas and New Mexico. They include 16-year-old Carlos Vasquez, whose death in May came after Border Patrol agents refused to give him medical assistance as he laid dying.

Footage of his death was uncovered by the news outlet Pro Publica last week.

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