The influx of asylum seekers has brought health concerns to Europe. About 15% of newly arriving migrants (approx. 200 000 people) require immediate treatment. Doctors admit some of the illnesses have been transmitted by refugees and the EU is not ready to provide its citizens with appropriate treatment. Several diseases represent a real people's life threat: cholera, HIV, Hepatitis A, B, C, E, polio, malaria, leishmaniasis, etc.