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MoH to treat people exposed to toxins

Update: October, 07/2013 - 11:05
The ministry ordered its Medical Service Administration, Bach Mai Hospital and the Viet Nam National Cancer Hospital to support the local health department to examine and treat affected locals.— Photo dantri

HA NOI (VNS)— The Ministry of Health will discuss tomorrow with central Thanh Hoa Province about providing healthcare to local residents near the area where Nicotex Thanh Thai Joint Stock Company dumped untreated hazardous chemicals.

The ministry ordered its Medical Service Administration, Bach Mai Hospital and the Viet Nam National Cancer Hospital to support the local health department to examine and treat affected locals.

The company has been fined US$20,000 for dumping around 1.4 tonnes of chemicals and pesticides. — VNS

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