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Update on community health testing


Last updated 10/21/2020 at 9:57am

Our sister coalition, Testing for Pease, run by Andrea Amico announced this week that their health study in Portsmouth, N.H., Pease Air Force Base, is resuming again after a seven-month hiatus due to COVID. Christopher Reh (associate director of the ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry) said that since PFAS can affect the immune system, they also plan to examine how that might change someone's outcome if they become sick with the coronavirus (COVID). Reh was in our community last November with his staff presenting the upcoming studies with his team. Pease AFB is one of the...

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