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.

This page requires Javascript.

Javascript is required to read premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings.

kAmx? a_a` E96C6 H6C6 “ 42D6D 😕 E96 &]z][ H96C6 >@DE [email protected]=6 2C6 G244:?2E65 282:?DE 5:A9E96C:2 😕 49:[email protected]@5] %96 :?764E:@? 27764ED E96 [email protected][ [email protected] 2?5 [email protected]>6E:>6D D<:? 2?5 42? 36 72E2= :7 [email protected] EC62E65 BF:4<=J]k^Am

kAm%96 @FE3C62< [email protected]>6D 2>:5 4C:E:4:D> @7 E96 [email protected]?>6?E @G6C [email protected]>>@52E:@? [email protected]?5:E:@?D [email protected] [email protected]=6 [email protected] 2CC:G6 😕 E96 &]z][email protected] E96 t?8=:D9 r92??6= 😕 D>2== [email protected]]|2?J 92G6 366? 96=5 [email protected] 52JD @C H66@?E9 >@C6 E92? c[___ [email protected]=6 H6C6 DE2J:?8 2E E96 724:=:EJ[ 56D:8?65 [email protected] [email protected]=5 2 >2I:>F> @7 `[e__]k^Am

kAmt2C=:6C E9:D >@?E9 2 >2? DE2J:?8 2E |[email protected]? 3642>6 D:4< 2?5 =2E6C 5:65 :? [email protected]:E2=]p !r# E6DE [email protected] 5:A9E96C:2 H2D [email protected]:E:G6[ [email protected] :>>:8C2E:@? >:?:DE6C #@36CE y6?C:4< D2:5 [email protected]:E:6D H6C6 2H2:E:?8 [email protected]\>@CE6> C6DF=ED [email protected] 56E6C>:?6 E96 42FD6 @7 562E9]k^Am

kAm%[email protected]?5D @7 >:8C2?ED [email protected]> [email protected]?5 E96 [email protected]=5 EC2G6= [email protected] [email protected]? uC2?46 6249 J62C 😕 [email protected] @7 [email protected]:?8 E96 r92??6= [email protected] qC:E2:?]%96C6 92D 366? 2 D92CA :?4C62D6 😕 E96 ?F>36C @7 [email protected]=6 2EE6>AE:?8 E96 ;@FC?6J 😕 5:?89:6D 2?5 @E96C D>2== 4C27E 2D [email protected]:E:6D 92G6 4=2>A65 [email protected]? @? @E96C [email protected] DF49 2D [email protected]:?8 2H2J @? 3FD6D @C ECF4

came|@C6 E92? c_[___ [email protected]=6 92G6 2CC:G65 [email protected] 72C E9:D J62C 😕 qC:E2:? 27E6C >2<:?8 E96 [email protected] r92??6= EC:A[ FA [email protected]> ag[___ 😕 2== @7 a_a` 2?5 g[d__ 😕 a_a_]k^Am

kAmx? 2? 2EE6>AE [email protected] 56E6C E96 [email protected]:?8D[ qC:E2:?’D [email protected]?>6?E 92D [email protected]?465 2 [email protected][email protected]:2= A=2? [email protected] AFE [email protected]=6 [email protected] 2CC:G6 😕 D>2== [email protected] @? 2 @?6\H2J 7=:89E [email protected] #H2?52 😕 2 3:5 [email protected] 3C62< E96 3FD:?6DD >@56= @7 D>F88=:?8 82?8D]k^Am

kAmrC:E:4D D2J E96 A=2? 😀 :>>@C2= 2?5 :>AC24E:42=]xE 😀 36:?8 492==6?865 😕 E96 [email protected]]k^Am

Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, transcribed or redistributed without permission.