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Brain damage found in victims of Bhopal disaster

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6925.359 (Published 05 February 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:359
  1. G Nandan

    An international medical commission has found evidence of long term brain damage in survivors of the gas disaster in Bhopal in 1984. The commission, which has just completed a 12 day study in the Indian city, said that many victims have considerable neurological problems, in addition to respiratory complaints, directly related to the effects of the gas. It criticised the evaluation of the survivors and the existing health care system.

    * Bhopal survivors complain of multiple health problem

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    The commission emerged from the recommendations of the session of the Permanent Peoples Tribunal held in Bhopal in October 1992. Invited by organisations set up …

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