U.S. studies vaccinating migrants crossing the border from Mexico

The arrival of immigrants at the southern border of the United States is at historic highs; in July, more than 210,000 crossed, a record of the last two decades for a single month.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The U.S. government is considering vaccinating some of the migrants who irregularly cross the southern border from Mexico, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

The measure would only affect migrants who are temporarily in the custody of U.S. authorities and not those who are immediately deported under Title 42 regulations, which use the health emergency as justification for this measure.

The Washington Post, citing two Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sources, detailed that the government plans to vaccinate migrants released in the United States and those awaiting deportation.

The government plans to administer the Johnson . . .

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