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Sen. Jeff Sessions: U.S. Cannot Accept Everybody From Any War-Torn Area

by Caroline May29 Jan 2016 The government must endeavor to assist Syrian refugees close to their homes, not resettle them thousands of mil…

Started by Kat

0 Jan 29, 2016

NumbersUSA Tell Congress to use the must-pass spending bill to halt refugee resettlement

Urgent Action Tell Congress to use the must-pass spending bill to halt refugee resettlement and use the funds to help refugees closer to t…

Started by Kat

0 Dec 1, 2015

SINCE 9/11 U.S. HAS ACCEPTED OVER 2 MILLION MIGRANTS FROM MAJORITY MUSLIM NATIONS

Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images by CAROLINE MAY16 Nov 2015977 More than two million lawful permanent residents, asylees and refugees from major…

Started by Kat

22 Nov 21, 2015
Reply by Bob Russell

The High Cost of Resettling Middle Eastern Refugees in US May Not be the Most Effective Way to Help

By Karen Zeigler, Steven A. Camarota November 2015 Steven A. Camarota is the Director of Research and Karen Zeigler is a demographer at the…

Started by Kat

1 Nov 21, 2015
Reply by Thomas Laman

Retired Refugee Administrator Calls for Syrian Refugee Moratorium

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Retired Refugee Administrator Calls for Syrian Refugee Moratorium For most of my adult life, I have worked w…

Started by Jim Delaney

0 Nov 20, 2015

Governors in 27 States Now Refusing Syrian Refugees Following Paris Attacks

syrian flag The Daily Sheeple www.TheDailySheeple.com November 17th, 2015 On the heels of the news that at least one suspect in the Pari…

Started by Kat

0 Nov 17, 2015

VIDEO: Next Wave of Muslim Migrants: It’s All Men

Video thanks to Jason via Anstum auf Österreich Slovenia on the way to Austria! Signed and widespread now our petition for closed and…

Started by Kat

0 Oct 21, 2015

Let our voices be heard

Hey folks, if you are concerned about the refugee problem, please join me at the Senate hearing. If your US Senator is on the Subcommittee,…

Started by Michael Dozier,PhD

0 Sep 30, 2015

Growing chorus across U.S.: 'No more refugees!'

The pushback started earlier this year in South Carolina, then spread to Minnesota, Idaho, and now North Dakota. Michigan and Ohio are als…

Started by Kat

0 Aug 17, 2015

Syrian refugees to begin arriving in Louisville

Chris Kenning, ckenning@courier-journal.com 6:42 a.m. EST January 30, 2015 (Photo: AFP/Getty Images) Twenty-one Syrian refugees will arriv…

Started by Kat

0 Feb 2, 2015

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SICK: Leprosy On The Rise In Los Angeles 

Ahh, the joys of open borders and Democrat leadership.

California is not just a public toilet but now there is evidence that leprosy is on the rise in Los Angeles County.

Barack Obama changed US law in 2016 and allowed immigrants with blistering STDs and leprosy to migrate to the US.

Medscape reported:

Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, is rarely seen in the United States, but cases continue to emerge in Los Angeles County, a new report says.

“Hansen’s disease still exists, and we need to educate medical students and physicians,” coauthor Dr. Maria Teresa Ochoa from Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, told Reuters Health by email.

Dr. Ochoa and colleagues identified 187 patients with the disease in a review of medical records from their leprosy clinic spanning 1973 to 2018. Most patients were Latino, originating from Mexico, and they experienced a median delay in diagnosis of more than three years, the team reports JAMA Dermatology, online August 7.

Multibacillary leprosy (MB) cases outnumbered paucibacillary leprosy (PB) cases by nearly eight to one (88.6% vs. 11.4%, respectively), and Latino patients were more likely than non-Latino patients to have MB, as were patients from Central or South America (versus other regions).

Most patients (80.7%) received multidrug therapy, and most (92.6%) received antibiotics for more than two years, especially if they had MB.

Only about half of patients (56.7%) had World Health Organization (WHO) grade 0 disability (no signs or symptoms suggestive of leprosy or disability) at the one-year follow-up, whereas 16.0% had grade 1 disability (loss of protective sensation) and 26.2% had grade 2 disability (visible deformity) at the last follow-up.

Among the patients who lost protective sensation, 87.7% (50/57) did not regain it following therapy.

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