Amid The Fight Against COVID-19, New Concerns About Ethylene Oxide
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Andy Miller, editor of Georgia Health News, says pressure from federal officials has led two medical device sterilization facilities in metro Atlanta to ramp up operations in the midst of the pandemic. The two facilities had previously reduced operations because of elevated emissions of the toxic gas, ethylene oxide.

Ontario Morning from CBC Radio
Ontario Morning from CBC Radio
CBC Radio
Ontario Morning Podcast - Wednesday October 28, 2020
Prachi Srivastava, a Professor of Global Education at Western University discusses the long-term effects on students that may be caused by the current disruption in the education system; Maci, a dog in the Niagara Region, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Scott Weese, from the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College talks about the risks to pets and the likelihood of one species infecting another - including we humans; Dr. Steven Brooks, a clinician-scientist and emergency physician at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Queen's University describes how they are creating a provincial database to track patients in hospital emergency departments; CBC reporter Jorge Barrera updates us on the standoff between members of the Six Nations and a local developer in Caledonia over disputed territory; Political scientist Keesha Middlemass of Howard University in Washington, D.C. tells us what's happening in this final week of campaigning in the American election; Laura Lambert who's with the Barrie Public Library recommends some scary reads for Halloween; The CBC's Jennifer Chevalier reports on CBC survey that has revealed that many teachers are already suffering from stress and burnout; Neil Bradford, a political science professor at Huron University College at Western explains why we need to correct the imbalance of power between municipalities and the other levels of government.
55 min
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