Scabies Spreads Among Border Detainees

Ryan Lovelace, National Review, July 7, 2014

Approximately 40 immigrants in detention at one center in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s San Diego Sector have active cases of scabies, a source tells National Review Online, and they could soon be spreading it to the general public.

A Border Patrol agent who helped process illegal immigrants at the Chula Vista Border Patrol Station on Sunday tells NRO that the 40 immigrants infected with scabies arrived on a plane that landed July 4, carrying about 140 immigrants total.

The agent says the people at FEMA who are responsible for doing the medical screening of the immigrants before they’re transferred to California should be fired. “Management’s more concerned about processing and getting rid of them as quickly as possible than looking at decontamination,” the agent says. “And [the released illegal immigrants] go out in the community, get on the public transportation, go where they need to go, and it could result in another infestation of scabies being spread everywhere.”

But the San Diego Sector was already dealing with a scabies outbreak when the latest batch of illegal immigrants arrived. Two agents at the Brown Field Border Patrol Station developed rashes on July 3 after processing illegal immigrants from Texas, according to a letter obtained by NRO written by Ron Zermeno, health and safety director of National Border Patrol Council Local 1613. Zermeno confirmed the veracity of the letter and the facts contained therein to NRO.

The immigrants that spread the disease to the agents arrived on the buses that were blocked from entering the Murrieta station last week by local residents, he said.

The first agent to contract the illness told Zermeno he was asked to do the medical screening of all detainees before releasing them to Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The agent thought he got sick while observing several people with open sores, Zermeno wrote in the letter to Paul Beeson, the San Diego Sector’s chief patrol agent.

{snip} Scabies is an infestation by a mite that burrows into the upper layer of the skin where it lives and lays its eggs, according to the CDC.

In the letter, Zermeno notes that Beeson had said FEMA personnel had already conducted health screening on the individuals transferred to California, but that EMT agents in California discovered “several” people with active cases of scabies and other illnesses. “We do not know exactly which detainee was infected and processed at Brown Field that resulted in the agent contracting this disease,” Zermeno wrote. “We suspect that they could have been already transferred to ICE custody and may have already been released in the surrounding communities.”


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  • Also, TB is spreading like wildfire in the camps of the saints.

    Any chance of shipping these people to Bowling Green, Kentucky? Home of Mr. “We’ll find a place for you.”

    • Katherine McChesney

      Rand Paul?

  • Truthseeker

    This whole situation is insane. Do all these alienists who think it’s our responsibility to take care of the entire world actually read about what these people are like? Do they not understand that these people are a threat to our health, safety, and way of life? Do they not understand how much work it took to build this country into the kind of place these people want to leech off, and that these people do nothing but tear it down? Something has to give, and soon.

    • So CAL Snowman

      “Do they not understand how much work it took to build this country into
      the kind of place these people want to leech off, and that these people
      do nothing but tear it down?”

      Liberals and non-Whites think that the USA is a magic land out of a Harry Potter book and whoever squats on this particular piece of geography will be prosperous and live the good life as long as evil, old, White men don’t oppress everyone else with their magic oppression wands.

      • IstvanIN

        It is the LAND, not the people who made the US great, don’t you know?

  • Sheik Yerbouti

    They should all be shipped to San Francisco.

    • Katherine McChesney

      Into the Castro District.

      • A Freespeechzone

        I rather think they should set up an ‘illegal, vermin community’ in Beverly Hills, West Los Angeles, Studio City, Malibu and Calabasas, California, where the liberal, democratic Kardashians live.

        These communities need to ’embrace diversity’… to see just how inclusive these areas and people would be……..Hmmmmm

        • Katherine McChesney

          I’d rather the sodomites get a dose of diversity.

  • Obama’s plan is succeeding. He’s proving that Congress, the courts, and weak-minded whites will do nothing more than token protesting. Meanwhile, the busses continue to roll, spreading death and disease across the country.

    He’s willing to lose an election for long term gain. That assumes there will be an election if martial law is declared in order to “fight” the public health crisis.

    • Ella

      The elite children do not mix in public schools with our children. They are removed from most contact in everyday life from playgrounds to education. I read that 80% Jewish children even attend private schools. I don’t know the stats for Christian whites who home school more often, but it has become very popular among us as they force busing into middle class districts.

    • Ringo Lennon

      He said he will transform America. He’s doing a jolly good job.

  • Sue

    Scabies is an itchy, highly contagious skin disease caused by an infestation by the itch mite Sarcoptes scabiei.
    Direct skin-to-skin contact is the mode of transmission.
    A severe and relentless itch is the predominant symptom of scabies.
    contact is the most common form of transmission among sexually active
    young people, and scabies has been considered by many to be a sexually transmitted disease (STD).
    Scabies produces a skin rash composed of small red bumps and blisters and affects specific areas of the body.
    Treatment includes oral or topical scabicidal drugs.

    I had no idea. Another venereal disease from filthy people.

    • IstvanIN

      What do you expect from people who think 13 year old girls are “ripe” for the taking?

  • anton drexler

    Tragically, the Sarcoptes Scabei mite has always been vilified by evil Whites, whose heteronormative, patriarchal, human-supremacist societies have historically oppressed members of the mite community in the name of “Science.” As all progressives know, this must change if our global society is to achieve the perfect equality of races, genders, and species. As progressives fighting on the front lines for social justice, we must be especially vigilant to include traditionally marginalized species, like mites and other parasites, in our quest for inter-species harmony, toleration and mutual respect. Instead of judging the Sarcoptes Scabei mite by the standards of evil White, heteronormative, patriarchal, human-supremacy, perhaps we should see things from a trans-speciesist perspective, and realize that the Sarcoptes Scabei mite has every much a claim to the rights to life and liberty as we do. I for one welcome the Sarcoptes Scabei mite into our nation, and am confident that its presence among us will bring diversity and vibrancy to our communities.

    • Who Me?

      Ri-i-i-ght. We’ll send a colony of them for your crotch immediately! You can begin scratching in about 24 hours, I guess.

  • coco bongo

    There is no telling how many border agents will contract various 3rd world diseases from handling these urchins. Obama should be brought up on RICO charges. Where are the republicans?! Impeach Zero, now!

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Zermeno said border patrol agents processing the undocumented immigrants were told that those arriving in California had been pre-screened for health conditions.

    Yeah they were screened! To make sure they were carrying diseases before being released into American schools, neighborhoods, on public transportation and into hospitals all across the USA.

    These illegal immigrants are agents to spread bio-terrorism.

    This is war against the American people, sponsored by the American government.

    What is the response when the government refuses to stop diseased, destitute, criminal invaders, and in fact joins WITH them against the citizens of the country they are sworn to protect?

    Expect a rise in vigilantism.

    From Drudge: Militia group heading to Texas border

    A group that identifies itself as a coalition of “Patriots” has put out a call for people to go to the Texas-Mexico border and help with a citizen militia operation called ‘Secure our Border – Laredo.’

    A spokeswoman for the group, Denice Freeman, said the operation is a call for civilian militia members — both armed and unarmed — to voluntarily guard private property in the Laredo area and other Texas locations where owners feel threatened by ‘drug cartels and from gangs, particularly the MS-13 gangs,’ a Salvadoran-based gang that is considered among the most dangerous in this country by law enforcement.

  • A Freespeechzone

    Make NO mistake that this diseased vermin will take health resources at the expense of PAYING Americans who need medical treatments.

    Illegal vermin will have priority now…..and you can damned well bet they will be put in front of Americans for medical services in the future.

  • Ella

    How many of these so-called kids are really gang members or “cast aways” out of juvenile hall and/or mental wards? How many of these kids are really sick that can cost their own government thousands to treat p/p? Generally, Central American countries adopt out their young children or babies for 50K plus as I read news articles about international adoptions.

    • Roger Noah

      Any reason why this influx does not have Costa Ricans? Is it because Costa Ricans have a better society than, say, Guatemalans? And what might be the cause for that?

      From Wikipedia: “An average Costa Rican from the Central Valley has an 67.5% European, 29.3% Amerindian and 3.2% African ancestry”

      • Ringo Lennon

        I wonder what Mexican breakdown is. Lots of Amerinds I bet.