Flu-Related Illnesses Confirmed at Migrant Processing Center
MCALLEN – Medical staff at a processing center in McAllen identified a large number of people in custody with high fevers, displaying signs of a flu-related illness.
Medical staff is currently working to provide people affected with proper medical treatment before being released.
A Customs and Border Protection spokesman said in a statement:
“To avoid the spread of illness, the Rio Grande Valley Sector has temporarily suspended intake operations at the CPC. Individuals apprehended will be held at other locations until this situation is resolved."
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