Ministries to do follow-up health checks on rescued migrants

Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin tells parliament

(ANSA) - Rome, October 29 - Italy's health, defense and interior ministries are working together to develop follow-up health checks on migrants rescued at sea, Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin said Wednesday.
    Lorenzin went on to point out that Italy has an extremely low rate of tuberculosis, with 6.99 cases per 100,000 inhabitants as of 2012. This is will below the defined low-prevalence level of 10 cases per 100,000, she said.
   

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