UK says 50 recently arrived migrants found with diphtheria | apartment

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s health authorities have registered 50 cases of diphtheria among recently arrived asylum seekers this year, including a man who died after falling ill at a crowded migrant centre.

Britain’s health agency said Monday the infected people were likely to have contracted the disease in their countries of origin or during their travels to the UK. She said a similar increase could be seen elsewhere in Europe.

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