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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.

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