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August 27, 2007

Immigrant with TB Threatened to Walk Out of Hospital

Filed under: immigration, News — readthis @ 2:54 pm

Francisco SantosAfter being diagnosed with tuberculosis, immigrant Francisco Santos refused treatment and said he would walk out of the hospital and head to Mexico, risking exposure to others with the contagious, potentially deadly disease. Santos was taken to jail and placed in a medical isolation cell. Officials are investigating his legal status.

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