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Trump’s Executive Order Banning Immigrants From Some Nations Will Impact Public Health In Syria, Doctors Without Borders U.S. Head Says

The Atlantic: What Trump’s Executive Order Means for the Syrian Health Crisis
“The U.S. took in 12,486 Syrian refugees in 2016, a tiny fraction of the 11 million Syrians who have fled their homes since the war there started in 2011. Now, with the signing of President Trump’s executive order, that number will be brought to zero — indefinitely. This means the U.S. is effectively shutting out a group of people who are suffering from one of the worst humanitarian and public health crises in recent memory. … For a closer look at the crisis and how Trump’s order will affect it, I spoke with Jason Cone, executive director of Doctors Without Borders — U.S…” (Khazan, 1/29).

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