TITLE

Gulf oil spill exposes gaps in public health knowledge

AUTHOR(S)
Woodward, Cal
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, p1290
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article regarding the lack unawareness of experts on the health effects of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca. It states that during the congressional hearings in Washington, D.C., Aubrey Miller of National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences admits that the impact of oil spill exposure to human health was not yet studied. Lynn R. Goldman of Maryland says that government agencies are not prepared for health monitoring.
ACCESSION #
54106250

 

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