Illegal labor fuels HIV and TB in Russia – health watchdog

Illegal labor migration is spurring the spread of HIV and tuberculosis in Russia, the head of consumer safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, Gennady Onishchenko, said on Wednesday. “Labor migration [to Russia] remains mostly illegal, which means that there is no proper medical control of it. [So, labor migration brings] tuberculosis as well as HIV/AIDS,” Onishchenko said. He […]