In October, I asked NC Dept. of Health and Human Services exactly where in North Carolina Enterovirus patients were located and where reports of cases were happening. I received little back in useful information at that time.
Many, including myself, have speculated that the influx of illegal immigrants had a role to play in the outbreaks of Enterovirus that cropped up in multiple states. Major media have yet to ask that question. Local media aren’t touching it.
— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) October 11, 2014
Instapundit has a link addressing this question which infers a correlation between the disease and the depositing of illegal immigrants in the states.
Sharyl Attkisson has been keeping tabs on this outbreak:
According to the latest weekly update from CDC, 167 more people have been sickened with EV-D68 in the past week: a total of 973 patients in 47 states and the District of Columbia. That’s up from last week’s total of 796 people in 46 states.
46 states. Which states?
Via Twitter, Wright Shumate sent an answer:
A few weeks later, a similar response from NC Dept. Of Health and Human Services:
NC’s Dept. of Health and Human Services set up an Ebola dashboard, but not one for Enterovirus:
— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) October 22, 2014
The NC map doesn’t label the regions outright. You have to click on them to see the region number. North Carolina has 22 confirmed cases spanning; those cases span the whole state.