Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 8th, 1996
The treatment was common among children and military fliers and divers from the 1940s to the mid-1960s, when antibiotics proved better. "We're grappling with how to deal with" concerns expressed by veterans and others, said Dr. Richard Jackson, director of the U.S. National Center for Environmental Health at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "We're not talking about an acute health risk here."
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