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CDC Responds to the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill


The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are currently monitoring potential health threats or conditions across the five Gulf States that may arise as a result of human exposure to the oil spill. Current focus is on surveillance, worker safety, and data analysis.

A summary of this update may be found here

 The CDC Web Page , 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill includes the following links:


Contact information for the CDC is also provided.

On a related note…..

June 25, 2010 - Posted by | Consumer Health, Health News Items |

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