BREAKING: ICE just announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in a person in ICE detention.
The moment is urgent: We must drastically reduce the number of people in ICE detention. Failing to do so will result in an unnecessary, and preventable, humanitarian crisis.
— ACLU (@ACLU) March 24, 2020
This is one way that concentration camps can become death camps. People crowded together without adequate sanitation, health care, or even sleeping conditions is a KNOWN formula for spreading disease and increasing the death rate.
It’s also a great way to increase the rate of mutation within the camp, which gives better odds on a newer, more dangerous form of the disease coming out of them via guards and other staff. This, in turn, may become justification for other, more brutal “measures”.
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