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The Prestige, 10 years later. Results of research conducted by CREAL

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The Prestige, 10 years later. Results of research conducted by CREAL

Following the trial over the Prestige disaster has started and the next November 13rd will be the 10th anniversary of this accident, the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) provides the detail of the research done on the effects on health, mostly respiratory symptoms, that caused this disaster especially in fishermen and volunteers who helped to clean up the fuel.

Reference articles:

  • Persistent respiratory symptoms in clean-up workers 5 years after the Prestige oil spill. Zock JP, Rodríguez-Trigo G, Rodríguez-Rodríguez E, Espinosa A, Pozo-Rodríguez F, Gómez F, Fuster C, Castaño-Vinyals G, Antó JM, Barberà JA. Occup Environ Med. 2012 Jul;69(7):508-13. Epub 2012 Apr 26. Press release

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