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      False Fear from Marginalized Groups (Homeless, Orphans, Migrants) to Our Society – No Carriers of Dangerous Microorganisms

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          Summary: Purpose of this study was to determine if marginalized groups e.g. homeless, orphans, and/or migrants are a threat for our public health concerning communicable diseases.Patients and Methods: 153 marginalized individuals, orphans, homeless, migrants were screened for pathogenic organisms.Results: Only 1 – 3 strains of MRSA per group have been observed. Majority of isolates were not pathogens. No single case of TB, HIV, HCV among migrants/homeless was observed.Conclusion: Marginalized do not represent a threat for public health.

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          Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention
          cswhi
          Journal of Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention
          2222386X
          20769741
          July 30 2018
          July 28 2018
          July 30 2018
          July 28 2018
          : 9
          : 2
          : 54-57
          Article
          10.22359/cswhi_9_2_08
          © 2018

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          Psychology, Social & Behavioral Sciences

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