ROBERT P. ADUAN, M.D.; MARY MCCUTCHEON, R.N.; MARIA EITZ; PHILIP SANGER, M.D.
ADUAN RP, MCCUTCHEON M, EITZ M, SANGER P. Refugees from Indochina. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:266. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-2-266_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(2_Part_1):266.
To the editor: In July 1979 President Carter announced that 14 000 refugees from Indochina would be accepted monthly for resettlement in the United States. Since 1975 about 225 000 refugees from Indochina have settled in the United States. The Center for Disease Control is responsible for the medical screening of refugees while they are still abroad and for the inspection of refugees upon arrival at U.S. ports of entry. The Center has estimated that 1% to 2% of refugees who have arrived in the United States during 1979, and have been examined, have been found to have active tuberculosis
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