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CDC Investigation Has Contributed Nothing to the Public’s Knowledge So Far – DR. M. Seigel – MD, MPH

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This commentary also appears today on my tobacco blog, at: https://tobaccoanalysis.blogspot.com/2019/09/cdc-investigation-into-respiratory.html. CDC Investigation into Respiratory Disease Outbreak Has Contributed Absolutely Nothing to the Public’s Knowledge So Far Before the CDC initiated its investigation of vaping-associated respiratory illness (VARI) on August 1,…

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CDC and Health Organizations are only making things WORSE in the US. – DR. Michael Siegel

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“By failing to explicitly warn the nation’s youth not to vape marijuana, the CDC and other health agencies are actually helping to further spread the outbreak, not to curtail it.” This op-ed appears today at: https://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Column/2019/09/22/Yes-FDA-should-regulate-e-cigarettes-to-limit-access-to-youths.html?ci=stream&lp=1&p=1. Michael Siegel, MD, MPH Professor…

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American Lung Association Criticizes CDC for Giving a Vague Warning on Respiratory Disease Outbreak; Then Issues a Warning that is Even More Vague – Michael Siegel, MD, MPH

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In a Politico article published today, the American Lung Association criticized the CDC for issuing too vague a warning regarding what people should do to avoid the “vaping”-associated outbreak of acute, severe respiratory disease. The American Lung Association was quoted as stating: “We…

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