🚨 Why Were Doctors Asked to Not Test Patients for Chemicals After Ohio Train Derailment?

“My daughter’s benzene test just came back; her vinyl chloride test just came back. They are double what they should be,” Lori O’Connell told CDC. “And you know what [her doctor’s] response to her was? ‘I don’t know what to do to help you.’”



After a toxic train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, there should have been immediate testing of people for chemicals in their bodies, along with the creation of a large-scale community health registry, according to public health officials. But it didn’t happen.