This Is How to Protect Yourself Against the Flu, According to Doctors
The influenza season officially runs from October to as late as May each year. Activity peaks around the end of the year and into January. Doctors and public health care experts say that people should begin to prepare now, if they have not already. While it varies from year to year, the number of people […]
A Department of Homeland security spokesperson criticized the doctors in a tweet on Tuesday, saying: “Of course Border Patrol isn’t going to let a random group of radical political activists show up and start injecting people with drugs.” Doctors argued that regardless of the length of detention
Border Security . Along US Borders . In Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 To Date (TD), a total of 35,444 individuals were apprehended between ports of entry on our Southwest Border .
A group of doctors attempting to give free flu shots to detained migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border were turned away on Monday, prompting the Department of Homeland Security to classify them as a "random group of political activists."
"Of course Border Patrol isn't going to let a random group of radical political activists show up and start injecting people with drugs," the DHS press secretary tweeted.
The "drugs" they hoped to administer were more than 100 influenza vaccinations, one participant told Newsweek. While President Donald Trump administration's ignores their requests, up to 70 physicians have vowed to keep returning to border stations in an effort to prepare migrants for the U.S. flu season.
German lawmakers approve compulsory measles vaccine plan
Parents who can't prove their children have been vaccinated for measles by Aug. 1, 2021, will have to pay a fine of up to 2,500 euros ($2,790). Lawmakers approved the government’s bill Thursday with a majority of 459 in favor, 89 against and 105 abstentions.
The Homeland Security agency responsible for enforcing the nation’s immigration laws is honoring a renowned open- borders activist dedicated to defending illegal aliens in the U.S. with a prestigious award. Known as “Outstanding American by Choice,” it’s bestowed annually by U.S. Citizenship and
The United States Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ) is a cabinet department of the U.S. federal government with responsibilities in public security
During last year's flu season, at least three migrant children died from the flu while under federal custody. Their deaths, which constituted more than half of child decedents last year in detention facilities, prompted several doctors associated with Harvard and Johns Hopkins to call for an
Nonetheless, U.S. Customs and Border Prevention (CBP) has not reported any intentions to vaccinate current detainees, despite urging from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to do so.
In an earlier statement to Newsweek, a CBP spokesperson said anyone wishing to provide medical services can do so through programs run by non-governmental organizations in the U.S. and Mexico, adding that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency and the Health and Human Services Department can provide additional medical support.
German lawmakers approve compulsory measles vaccine plan
Despite conflicts and crisis, Sudan is looking to bring in tourists and visitors to such places as the Royal Pyramids of Meroe. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.
The Border Protection, Anti-terrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005 (H.R. 4437) was a bill in the 109th United States Congress. It was passed by the United States House of Representatives on December 16, 2005 by a vote of 239 to 182
The fact that Homeland Security officials shared these photos will concern some privacy advocates. “This is something you’d expect from J. Edgar “It’s extremely disturbing, especially given DHS ’s history of cataloging Black Lives Matter protesters and President Trump’s pledge to prosecute Black
Still, advocates say CBP has no excuse not to carry out its own vaccination program while it continues to detain large numbers of migrants sometimes for months at a time—exposing them to germs, putrid smells and crowded facilities, reported The New York Times on Monday.
The push for offering vaccines to these migrants comes while the Trump administration intends to expand detention facilities and keep families there for longer while their cases inch along through immigration court. With only 350 immigration judges for 700,00 pending cases, the process can take months or years, according to the National Immigration Forum.
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Singapore bombing project foiled in Indonesia
Six Indonesian Islamist militants were arrested on Friday (August 5th) on the island of Batam on the border with Malaysia. According to the local police, the small group planned to commit an attack against Singapore.
It took the Indonesian elite units and the Riau Islands police on the border with Malaysia about 3:30 to master six suspected terrorists aged 19 to 46. The group planned to fire a rocket at the Marina Bay resort in Singapore from the Indonesian island of Batam.
The alleged leader of the commando, a certain Gigih Rahmad Dewa, is suspected of being in connection with Bahrun Naim, an Indonesian fighter in the ranks of the Islamic State group and suspected of organizing
In addition to the local networks linked to the terrorist group, the Indonesian authorities, in war against , closely monitor the groups close to the Indonesian Muslim Brotherhood and radical activists of the Uyghur community in particular.
This is not the first time that a plan to attack Singapore is foiled. Last month, four Bangladeshis linked to the EI organization were sentenced to between two and five years in prison for raising funds to prepare an attack against the city-state. "This is further evidence of the seriousness of the threat we face," Singapore Defense Minister Teo Chee Hean said on Twitter.
"There are several Molenbeek around us," said Singaporean Interior Minister Kasiviswanathan Shanmugam on Facebook, referring toAttacks can be launched on Singapore from the outside or trying to pass our checkpoints, not to mention the threat of lone wolves. "
Should I get the flu vaccine? What to know about the flu season .
It's absolutely not too late to get the flu shot, experts say.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is already reporting widespread activity in six states, mostly in the South and West: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada and South Carolina. At this time last year, no states showed widespread activity.