People Are Worried About the Wrong Thing

Ebola is bad, but it isn’t likely to get here by way of illegal immigration. It takes too long for people to get here that way. 20 Illegal Aliens from Congo Being “Monitored for EBOLA” at U.S. Border.

TB on the other hand is a real problem.

“TB is an ongoing issue in the state of Texas,’ [Laredo Health Director Dr. Hector Gonzalez] explained. “Between Texas, California, and New York, we have 50 percent of the cases of TB and the border has the most. Brownsville has the biggest number of cases.”

Because there is TB, Multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB), and Extremely drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB). Regular TB costs about 100 bucks to cure, if you can give people medicine over time and KNOW they will take it. The other forms require hospitalization, quarantine and whole lot more drugs.

Hat tip to Wirecutter.

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