Hospitals gear up for new diagnosis: Human trafficking – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News

The woman arrived at the emergency department at Huntington Hospital on New York’s Long Island after she was hit by her boyfriend during an argument. Her situation raised concerns among the medical staff, which had recently been trained to be on the lookout for signs of sex trafficking.
An undocumented immigrant from El Salvador, she worked at a local “cantina” frequented by immigrants. Her job was to…

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