Panel to begin second round of blood tests for C8

PARKERSBURG, WV — “People near DuPont’s Washington Works plant will undergo another round of tests to measure whether a chemical used to produce Teflon is affecting their immune systems.

More than 60,000 people in the Parkersburg area have already been tested. The new round of blood tests and questionnaires will take a closer look at as many as 800 people from that first group, said Dr. Tony Fletcher, part of the court-appointed science panel studying the problem.”

Associated Press

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