Global & Disaster Medicine

Six months after the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history, the town of Paradise remains a disaster zone.

NPR

“…..Before the wildfire, the population of Paradise was about 26,000. Today, it’s in the hundreds……The deadly fire may also have contaminated up to 173 miles of pipeline in the town’s water system with cancer-causing benzene and other volatile organic compounds, or VOCs. …..”


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