Tag Archives: migrants

Viewpoints: Health Care Providers Are Falling Behind When It Comes To Helping Climate Change Migrants; Focus On A Real Emergency Like The Opioid Epidemic

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Stat: We Are Caring For A New Type Of Patient: The Climate Migrant  As part of the Migrant Clinicians Network, my colleagues and I have treated many kinds of migrant over more than two decades: a farm worker who needs prenatal care who must travel… Read More »

Despite rhetoric, illness threat from migrants is minimal, experts say

A story in the right-wing magazine The New American this weekend was headlined Will Migrant Caravan Kill Your Child – With Disease? On Monday, “Fox& Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade claimed that the refugees pose a threat because they carry “diseases” and shouldn’t be let in. A commentator on Fox, former immigration agent David Ward, also… Read More »