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Description:This photograph shows a doctor taking blood from an Alabama resident that had been living near a possibly contaminated stream.
In the early 1980’s, the CDC conducted a complete health study of residents in an Alabama neighborhood to determine DDT and PCB levels among its citizens. Health concerns arose when DDT contaminated fish were discovered in a nearby stream.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1981
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Links:U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
CDC - Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR); HazMat Emergency Preparedness
CDC - Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS), Epidemiology Program Office
CDC Organization
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