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Weekly Round-Up | March 13, 2015

MCN Weekly Round-Up

Hooray for Friday! Here’s something to bring with you into the weekend: this week’s news and notes, from MCN staff, on migrant health and beyond. Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed to receive our Friday roundups every week.

From Amy, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health: “Last week, we listened to a powerful series on NPR about workers' comp,” that she recommends to our readers. Amy also sent along resources on the risk of silica exposure for countertop workers, and a MMWR from the CDC on a case of silica exposure in Texas.

Jillian, Director of Education and Professional Development added: “This is also a good NPR story from last week on electronic health records.” Jillian also sent along an interesting map on the most popular destinations for immigrants from a specified set of countries.

Ricardo, Health Network Manager, offered a Mother Jones article about the fear of a measles epidemic in the wake of the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

Charlotte, Development Coordinator passed on “this disturbing report from the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee on health and living conditions for detained immigrants in Dilley, TX.”