Nineteen Muslim Refugees Diagnosed With Active Tuberculosis in Michigan – Yet Obama Plans 250K More ASAP
by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
Nineteen refugees were diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) in Michigan between 2011 and 2016, according to data provided to Breitbart News by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and county government officials in Oakland County, Michigan.
Eighteen of these nineteen refugees were diagnosed with active TB between 2011 and 2015, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
One of these nineteen refugees, an Iraqi who arrived in the United States in June 2015 with latent TB infection, was diagnosed with active TB in March 2016, according to the Oakland County Department of Health and Human Services.
Five of the nineteen refugees were diagnosed with active TB at the time of their initial domestic medical screening, which usually takes place within 90 days of arrival. Fourteen were diagnosed subsequent to their initial domestic screening, but within five years of their arrival.
Thirteen states have now confirmed
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