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Caravan Baby Suffers Chickenpox, Malnutrition, Father Refuses Aid to Stay Course To U.S.

A Mexican radio station reports that a Honduran father refused medical help and a Humanitarian Visa to treat his child’s chickenpox and severe malnutrition so he could continue traveling to the United States with the Honduran migrant caravan.

Radio Formula reports a shocking case of parental neglect within the Honduran migrant caravan heading for the United States, as the parents of a six month old baby, sick with chicken pox and suffering from malnutrition, refused an unprecedented offer from the Mexican government to provide a Humanitarian Visa and six months of treatment for the deathly ill child.

On Twitter, Radio Formula journalist Ciro Gómez Leyva posted a video showing the parents’ apathy toward the fate of their child, adding the message “This baby with chicken pox that travels in #CaravanaMigrante is on the verge of death and his parents do not seem to care.” […]

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