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Health minister: Toxic gas not expected to cause long-term chronic effects

Published on 16 Mar 2019 9:42:37 PM

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad on Saturday said the toxic waste from Sungai Kim Kim is a one-off "acute exposure" and it is not expected to cause long-term chronic effects to those exposed to it.

Dr Dzulkefly also said that the ministry would be conducting a long-term cohort study on the victims affected by the toxic fumes.