Border Patrol, deaths, detention, border, Title 42
May 22, 2023

Death of 8-year-old girl in Border Patrol custody highlights challenges providing medical care

The recent deaths of an 8-year-old Panamanian girl and 17-year-old boy from Honduras who were under U.S. government supervision have again raised questions about how prepared authorities are to handle medical emergencies suffered by migrants arriving in the U.S., especially as agencies struggle with massive overcrowding at facilities along the southern border.

influenza, Maricopa County Department of Public Health, pediatric-related death, immunization
Jan 25, 2023

1st pediatric-related death in Maricopa County this season

Health officials in Arizona's largest county have confirmed the first pediatric-related death this season in the Phoenix metro area.

Sep 8, 2022

Fewer Arizona children vaccinated against childhood diseases

An increasing number of vaccine deniers coupled with one of the easiest opt-out provisions in the nation has left Arizona with close to one out of every 10 kindergartners unprotected against key childhood diseases.

Mar 4, 2020

America rises to every challenge, will tackle coronavirus

Today, the United States is much better prepared to deal with the current crisis because of the Bush administration’s decisive steps taken in 2006. It is apparent that the current administration is dedicated to protecting Americans and building on the foundations laid 14 years ago. America rises to every challenge and while we cannot diminish the virility of this disease, we can know that we hav[...]