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Thursday, August 25, 2005

TB or not TB, that is the question

Here is what slack immigration policies get you
The deadly tuberculosis virus has struck a daycare centre in a Stockholm suburb, prompting checkups for more than 50 young children, employees and parents.
Heard on the radio this morning that at least 7 children are infected with TB at the school. Why is there TB at a daycare centre?
An employee was diagnosed last week with TB.
Doctors at the Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control are now trying to trace the source of the infection. Tuberculosis is on the rise in Sweden with a 13% rise in cases since last year.
So reading between the lines, the employee is an immigrant from some less than salubrious climate. The usual going out of the way to state what is obvious. Does it help civil relations between citizens and refugees? No, of course not, people realise why the disease is on the rise... poor health control for refugees and immigrants, I'm sure checking for TB is an infringement of some right or another. Still, what's a few kids with TB when you're talking government policy?
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Posted by Chefen | 8/25/2005 06:01:00 pm


Blogger Berend de Boer said...

I doubt it's an immigrant. Nothing between the lines. I think it has more to do with the 'modern' life style.

8/25/2005 07:16:00 pm  

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