Mine fire health issues continue: study

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The Hazelwood Health Study released new findings which showed that people exposed to air pollution were dealing with respiratory problems and psychological distress more than two years after the six-week smoke disaster.

Period24 Jan 2019

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleMine fire health issues continue: study
    Degree of recognitionLocal
    Media name/outletLatrobe Valley Express
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size551
    CountryAustralia
    Date24/01/19
    DescriptionResearchers are looking for ways to inform the Latrobe Valley's doctors about the effects of the Hazelwood mine fire on the community's health as the region experiences a rapid turnover of GPs.

    The Hazelwood Health Study released new findings which showed that people exposed to air pollution were dealing with respiratory problems and psychological distress more than two years after the six-week smoke disaster.
    Producer/AuthorAnne Simmons
    URLwww.latrobevalleyexpress.com.au/story/5867451/mine-fire-health-issues-continue-study/?cs=1462
    PersonsMatthew Carroll

Keywords

  • Hazelwood mine fire
  • Health
  • community resilience