ROUNDUP: Sheriffs and STDs

SHERIFF INVESTIGATES MIGRANT FLIGHTS: Sheriff Javier Salazar of Bexar County, Texas said yesterday he’d opened a criminal investigation into Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ controversial migrant flights. A group of approximately 50 migrants were transported from Texas to Florida last week before arriving in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts on Wednesday. Read more.

STDS SOAR: Syphilis infection rates spiked by 26% last year to a three-decade-high, Leandro Mena, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Director of the Division of STD Prevention, said yesterday. Meanwhile, the 52,000 new syphilis cases in 2021 represent the highest total since 1948. Read more.

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