Number of deceased migrant children in the United States to six

The number of migrant children who, during or shortly after stay in U.s. detention centers are death, has risen to six. The authorities in the United States have the death of a ten-year-old girl from El Salvador, confirmed in a conversation with CBS News.

The girl, whose identity has not been disclosed, died on the 29th of september. Her death is, however, only now published.

The U.s. department of Health told CBS News that the girl congenital heart defects. Upon arrival at the Texan San Antonio, she was “medically fragile”. After surgery she ended up in a comatose state and she was taken to a verzorgingskliniek in Phoenix, in the state of Arizona.

Three days before her death, the child was transferred to Omaha (Nebraska), so they can be closer to her family. The girl died in a nearby children’s hospital to the consequences of fever, and difficulty breathing.

The other five children who died came from Guatemala. A sixteen year old boy, died Monday. A day before his death was flu in him, observed. Also a couple of other kids had the flu or koortsklachten .

Migrants staying overnight during their trip to the United States on the streets in Guatemala. (Photo: AFP)

Large flow of migrants towards the United States

Many hundreds of thousands of inhabitants of Central America trying to seek asylum in the United States. At the southern border, they have to according to the rules of the American president Donald Trump register.

By the great power, there is a shortage of facilities for the migrants. The Us authorities report that since the end of december daily by about 69 persons are included in clinics for intensive care or the emergency department of hospitals.

Migrants have often a long journey deep before they finally reach the border to arrive. s of the route with the foot and also in the open air slept.


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