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South Texas Border Patrol Facility Resumes Intake Of Migrants After Flu Outbreak

HOUSTON (CBSNEWS.COM)A facility for migrants in McAllen, Texas, has resumed normal operations Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the facility suspended intake operations after 32 people tested positive for the flu. The U.S. Border Patrol said the facility had been sterilized and they had conducted medical assessments of all individuals.

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas. (credit: Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP/Getty Images)

Individuals diagnosed with the flu were either treated on site or brought to local hospitals, Border Patrol said. The facility in McAllen holds hundreds of parents and children at a time in a converted warehouse.

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