Majority of New HIV, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis B Cases Are Found in Immigrants Coming to Live in Britain

Jenny Hope, Daily Mail (London), December 21, 2011

High rates of tuberculosis, HIV and hepatitis B are found in migrants coming to live as long-term residents in Britain, according to a report.

Three-quarters of tuberculosis cases reported in Britain last year were born abroad, with many diagnosed two or more years after their arrival.

Almost two-thirds of newly diagnosed cases of HIV and 80 per cent of hepatitis B infected blood donors in 2010 were born abroad.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) report says 12 per cent of people living in Britain in 2010 were born abroad–up from 8 per cent in 2001.

‘A small proportion of the non-UK born residents bear the greatest burden of infectious disease reported in the UK,’ it says.

The report found that half of migrants with newly diagnosed HIV had probably become infected in Britain.

Migrants going back to visit family and friends are the ‘main risk group’ for infections such as malaria and enteric fever diagnosed in Britain, it reports.

Almost two-thirds of malaria cases reported here last year and 87 per cent of enteric fever cases were among migrants who travelled abroad to visit friends and relatives, said the agency.

Dr Jane Jones, head of the travel and migrant section at HPA, said: ‘The majority of non-UK born residents do not have infectious disease but some are at higher risk than UK-born residents because of their exposures and their life experiences prior to, during and after migration.

‘It is important to remember that risk to non-UK born residents does not end on arrival in the UK,’ she added.

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  • Krystal

    Oh this is just more ‘enrichment’ for our societies. Also another reason not to date outside of our race.

  • Englishman

    Joy among “gays” who can now pretend it wasn’t a “gay disease”.

    Joy among innumerable sick arrivals who can enjoy our unique “National” Health Service.

    Joy among the liberal clergy who can trot out seasonal homilies about the Holy Family in Egypt, the Good Samaritan and the Healing of the Lepers.

    Never has there been so much joy at such wonderful news!

  • shaunantijihad

    Does anyone have the guts to “do a Galileo” and state the illegal but obvious truth?

    Oh well… There is a far more dangerous epidemic coming out of Africa. It causes a massive reduction in brain size and subsequent IQ in unborn infants. The disease will effect them for the rest of their lives and all future descendants without exception. There is no cure.

    It is commonly called the black genome. White people should avoid sexual contact with the diseased as a matter of national survival. Those infected must be sexually isolated to stop the contagion. Any persons or organisations found to have promoted miscegenation with the diseased must be put on trial for genocide.

  • Anonymous

    The city and suburban bus drivers all over California keep the air conditining and venilators at full blast all year long.

    The reason is; exposed to thousands of people for 8 to 12 hours a day they are at great risk for getting TB. TB is very infectious. There are cases of airline passengers getting TB from exposure on a 6 hour trip. There have been cases of people who go to the same bar for a couple hours a day giving each other TB.

    Germs don’t grow as fast if it is cold. So the drivers keep the air conditioning on at full blast all the time.

  • Anonymous

    Want to be horrified? Look up Morgellon’s (I’ve seen different spellings) disease or syndrome. Turns out it’s mostly in CA and TX now, and growing. You can’t tell me that hellish condition isn’t being brought in by immigrants.