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What Pediatrician Saw Inside a Border Patrol Warehouse

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Dr. Dolly Lucio Sevier saw a baby who’d been fed from the same unwashed bottle for days; children showing signs of malnutrition and dehydration; and kids who were exhibiting psychological trauma. 1,000+ children sat in the facility here; Sevier had been examining as many as she could; she wasn’t permitted to enter the area where they were being held in cages to find the sickest kids to examine. She reviewed that day’s detainees highlighting  the children with a 2019 birth date (the babies) before moving on to the toddlers. They had not been allowed to bathe or change since crossing the river. She found that about 2/3 had symptoms of respiratory infection. The guards wore surgical masks, but the detainees breathed the air unfiltered.

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