(El Paso Times) A flesh-eating bacteria was found on one of more than 300 migrants taken into custody Thursday near Antelope Wells, New Mexico.
A man detained with a group of immigrants Thursday notified an agent while being processed at the Border Patrol’s Lordsburg Station that he had a growing rash on his leg and needed medical attention, officials said.
The man was taken to a hospital for treatment.
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He was diagnosed by hospital staff with a flesh-eating bacteria. The man will "require additional and more extensive treatment," officials said.