Kids' Respiratory Problems Surge After Katrina: CDC

Law360, New York (May 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With the U.S. government already under fire for the levels of formaldehyde in the trailers issued to Hurricane Katrina victims, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a new report indicating that respiratory diseases shot up in children in one Mississippi county following the devastating storm.

The agency released the results of its recent study, reviewing the medical charts of 144 children from 2 to 12 years old who were treated at Hancock Medical Center from August 2004 to August 2007.

While the CDC...
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