US Agency Formalizes Border Medical Plan After Migrants Die
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is formally codifying a medical plan formed in the wake of a massive surge of migrant families to the U.S.-Mexico border and deaths in their custody.
Officials say the goal is to increase medical care and efficiency. The plan comes after a public outcry over the medical care of migrants in border custody, and the deaths of children.
The effort includes a sustainable plan for triage, plus screenings for respiratory systems, plus vaccine requirements for staff and supplies on hand.