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Sent: 5/22/2020


From: General Public


Subject: Tracking Iatrogenic Deaths / Environmental Pollution and coronavirus epicenters



Question:


1) When will the CDC start tracking iatrogenic deaths? Why hasn't the CDC been tracking iatrogenic deaths since the creation of the CDC? When was the first reported iatrogenic death? What is the CDC doing to prevent iatrogenic deaths? What is the CDC doing to minimize iatrogenic deaths?


2) Are any CDC researchers looking at the possible correlation between environmental pollution and the epicenters of coronavirus (COVID–19) pandemic?



For more information, please see the following article and it's list of references:


https://harvoa-med.blogspot.com/2020/04/COVID2020.html | Coronavirus Pandemic 2019: Environment Omitted by Jim West, April 9, 2020


https://harvoa-med.blogspot.com/2020/05/CV2019-REFS.html | Coronavirus Pandemic 2019: REFS, May 9, 2020



Below are some key facts on air pollution from the World Health Organization (https://www.who.int/news-room/air-pollution):

“Air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. New data from WHO shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants.


WHO estimates that around 7 million people die every year from exposure to polluted air.


Ambient air pollution alone caused some 4.2 million deaths in 2016, while household air pollution from cooking with polluting fuels and technologies caused an estimated 3.8 million deaths in the same period.”



Thank you.


Irucka Embry


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