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H1N1 Vaccinations To Be Offered To Guantanamo Bay Detainees

Posted By admin On October 31, 2009 @ 5:36 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Mike Mount,
CNN [1]
Saturday, Oct 31st, 2009

The Pentagon will offer the H1N1 vaccination to detainees at the U.S. facility at Guantanamo Bay, officials there said Friday.

The Pentagon made the decision based on U.S. government assessments that people held in detention facilities are at high risk for the pandemic, said Maj. Diana R. Haynie, a spokeswoman for Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay, which is in charge of holding the suspected terrorists.

“Detainees at JTF Guantanamo are considered to be at higher risk and therefore they will be offered the H1N1 vaccination,” Haynie said.

“JTF Guantanamo conducts safe, humane, legal and transparent care and custody of detainees. As such, we must provide detainees the medical care necessary to maintain their health,” she said.

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[3] CDC Refuses Answer Their Own FAQ As To Whether H1N1 Vaccinations Will Be Mandatory: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cdc-refuses-answer-their-own-faq-as-to-whether-h1n1-vaccinations-will-be-mandatory.html

[4] Guantanamo detainees were tortured to death, say families: http://www.prisonplanet.com/guantanamo-detainees-were-tortured-to-death-say-families.html

[5] Graham Endorses ‘Indefinite Detention’ Of Guantanamo Detainees: http://www.prisonplanet.com/graham-endorses-%e2%80%98indefinite-detention%e2%80%99-of-guantanamo-detainees.html

[6] Guantanamo guard converts to Islam, demands release of detainees: http://www.prisonplanet.com/guantanamo-guard-converts-to-islam-demands-release-of-detainees.html

[7] Justice task force recommends about 50 Guantanamo detainees be held indefinitely: http://www.prisonplanet.com/justice-task-force-recommends-about-50-guantanamo-detainees-be-held-indefinitely.html

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