I'm a physician and the Ohio train derailment has created a serious public health crisis
Two weeks ago, at 9 pm on February 3, a freight train operated by Norfolk Southern derailed in Ohio.
Two days after the derailment, news of a Chinese spy balloon on a surveillance flight across the United States captivated the nation, so the catastrophe did not receive significant media attention.
It should have.
The freight train with 150 cars derailed in the town of East Palestine, population 4,700. Twenty of the train’s cars were carrying hazardous materials resulting in a chemical catastrophe. Local residents are now being told it is safe...